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Nassau Candy Conducts Nationwide Recall Of Various Pistachio Products Due To Potential Health Risk

 

Contact:
516-433-7100, 8 am – 4:30 pm EST

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --- Nassau Candy of Hicksville, NY is voluntarily recalling various Pistachio products as a precautionary measure because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. This recall action is being taken due to the expanded recall activities for the 2008 crop of In-Shell Pistachios distributed by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. in Terra Bella, California.

Salmonella is an organism, which 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 on Salmonella, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Website at http://www.cdc.gov.

These recalled products were distributed nationwide through retail stores and wholesale customers. Specific product information, including Item Number, Pack Size, Packaging Type, and code information can be found in detail on the chart below.

 

Item / SKU #

item

Pack / Size Weight

Packing Type

Lot Codes / Best By Date Range

Packing Type

UPC code

920

BULK - California Natural Pistachios Super Select

6.25 lb / 4 case

White Corrugated

A0801 – C0931

White Corrugated

6 1864500920 5

168

BULK California Red Pistachios **House**

6.25 lb / 4 case

White Corrugated

A0801 – C0931

White Corrugated

6 1864500923 6

968

BULK - California Natural Pistachios N/S

6.25 lb / 4 case

White Corrugated

A0801 – C0931

White Corrugated

6 1864500968 7

8920

Shelia's Delights Brand Pistachios

8 oz

Clear re-closable container

Best By: January 2009 – March 2010

Clear re-closable container

6 1864508920 7

10325

Linens & Things, Culver Ridge Brand Natural Salted Pistachios

24.75 oz

Clear re-closable container

Best By: January 2009 – March 2010

Clear re-closable container

6 1864510325 5

19455

Shoprite, World Class Pistachio Natural

16 oz

Clear film bag

Best By: January 2009 – March 2010

Clear film bag

6 1864519455 0

19456

Shoprite, World Class Kitchen Pistachio Natural N/S

16 oz

Clear film bag d

Best By: January 2009 – March 2010

Clear film bag d

6 1864519456 7

19457

Shoprite, World Class Kitchen Red Pistachio

15 oz

Clear film bag

Best By: January 2009 – March 2010

Clear film bag

6 1864519457 4

No illnesses have been reported to date.

All retail customers who have purchased the items listed below should not consume this product and should return it to the store of purchase for a full refund or replacement.

Consumers with any questions regarding this voluntary recall activity can call 516-433-7100 during the hours of 8 am – 4:30 pm EST.
 

 

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