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Hickory Harvest Foods and I M Good Snacks Issue a Nationwide Voluntary Recall of All Pistachios Due to Possible Health Risk

 

Contact:
Customer Service (Hickory Harvest/ I M Good)
330-644-6266

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Akron, Ohio April 8, 2009 – As a result of the expansion of the voluntary recall of roasted shelled and in shell pistachios announced by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. as a precautionary measure because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.  Hickory Harvest Foods and I M Good Snacks are announcing a voluntary recall of all Pistachios. This includes all Shelled, In-Shell, and Flavored Pistachios, under the Hickory Harvest, I M Good, and private label customers.

These products are sold mainly to grocery and convenience customers and distributed in all 48 continental United States.  All products listed below are part of this recall.

Products 

Size

UPC Code

Best By Dates

Hickory Harvest Pistachios9.5 oz.0-36232-07682-7Nov 23 09 – Feb 28 10
Hickory Harvest Pistachios8.5 oz.0-36232-07683-4Nov 23 09 – Feb 28 10
Hickory Harvest Pistachios8 oz.0-36232-07679-7Nov 23 09 – Feb 28 10
Hickory Harvest Pistachios2.750-36232-07678-0Nov 23 09 – Feb 28 10
Hickory Harvest Pistachios2.75oz0-36232-07684-1Nov 23 09 – Feb 28 10
I M Good Habanero Pistachios3.75 oz7-93724-00666-2Sept 15 09 – Feb 28 10
I M Good Pistachios1.25 oz7-93724-80106-9Nov 23 09 – Feb 28 10
I M Good Pistachios1.25 oz7-93724-10105-3Nov 23 09 – Feb 28 10
I M Good Pistachios2.5 oz7-93724-60671-8Nov 23 09 – Feb 28 10
I M Good Pistachios4 oz7-93724-00706-5Nov 23 09 – Feb 28 10
I M Good Garlic & Onion Pistachios1.25 oz7-93724-80294-3Sept 15 09 – Feb 28 10
I M Good Habanero Pistachios1.25 oz7-93724-80166-3Sept 15 09 – Feb 28 10
I M Good Red Pistachios1.25 oz7-93724-80107-6Sept 15 09 – Feb 28 10
I M Good Red Pistachios1.25 oz7-93724-10105-3Sept 15 09 – Feb 28 10

Hickory Harvest and I M Good have not received any reports of illness related to this product.  The company is issuing this recall as a precaution. Consumers should not eat these products and discard any products they may have.

Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. For more information, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website at www.cdc.gov.

Contact for Customers regarding the recall may reach us at 800-448-6887 during normal business hours (Monday-Friday 8:00AM to 4:30PM Eastern Standard Time).

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