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Trophy Nut Company Conducts Nationwide Voluntary Recall of In-Shell Roasted and Salted Pistachio Nuts Due to Possible Health Risk
937-667-8478 ext. 248
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Tipp City, OH (April 7, 2009) – Trophy Nut company announces the voluntary recall of Roasted and Salted Pistachio Nuts purchased from Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. Setton Pistachio issued an expanded recall notice on April 6th, 2009 that included pistachios packed by Trophy Nut company for it’s Trophy Brand and several private label brands (see listing below) due to the potential contamination with salmonella. 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. The products have been distributed to retail stores in the US. The Nut Barrel Brand Fundraising Bag is distributed through fundraising distributors. A list of affected products brand name and code dates are listed below. This recall ONLY covers In-Shell roasted and salted pistachios. No other products by the listed brands are affected.
Brand and Product Description
Code Date or Julien Code
|74249-50778||Trophy Nut Brand 1.5 oz Tube||8/9/2009 thru 4/3/2010|
|80948-02039||Patriots Choice Brand 1.75oz Tube||10/23/2009 thru 1/3/2010|
|74249-44267||Nut Barrell Brand 5oz Fundraising bag||0449, 0709, 0139|
|74249-27778||Nut Barrel 1.25oz Tube||8/16/2009 thru 10/13/2009|
|74249-89778||Trophy Nut Brand 1.25oz Tube||9/27/2009 and 10/27/2009|
|74249-50779||Trophy Nut Brand 1.5 oz Red Pistachio Tube||8/16/2009 thru 10/27/2009|
|74249-27779||Nut Barrel 1.25 oz Red Pistachio Tube||8/16/2009 and 10/6/2009|
|54807-51371||Americas Choice 9oz Giant Pistachio||1/19/2010 thru 1/23/2010|
|26191-07724||WaWa brand 6oz Pistachio Gussett||11/15/2010 and 2/1/2010|
|74249-19167||Trophy Brand 6oz Natural Pistachios||0269|
Trophy Nut Company has 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 or return them to the place of purchase. Consumers can contact the company at 800-729-6887 ext. 248 with any questions.