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The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg Voluntary Recalls Pistachios Associated with Setton International Foods, Inc. Recall Because of Possible Health Risk

 

Contact:
Pete Booker
1-757-566-0930

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- April 17, 2009 –The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg is voluntarily recalling certain pistachio products because they may have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg has initiated this voluntary recall as part of the expanded Setton International Foods, Inc.

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 nationwide and direct home delivery through mail order. A list of affected products, lot numbers and Best if Used by Dates is listed below. The lot number or Best if Used by Date is located on the bottom of the cans and on the surface of the bags. This recall covers items packaged under The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg or The Peanut Shop brands.

Brand

Product

Size

Lot Number

Best By Date/UPC

Peanut Shop of Williamsburg/Peanut Shop

Pistachios

10 oz. can

34508

December 10, 2010
0 53136 00220 2
0 53136 81716 5

Peanut Shop of Williamsburg/Peanut Shop

Pistachios

10 oz. can

05109

February 20, 2011
Same as above

Peanut Shop of Williamsburg/Peanut Shop

Pistachios

10 oz. can

07509

March 16, 2011
Same as above

Peanut Shop of Williamsburg/Peanut Shop

Pistachios

16 oz. can

07509

March 16, 2011
0 53136 81358 7
 053136 81717 2

Peanut Shop of Williamsburg/Peanut Shop

Pistachios

4 oz. foil bag

35908

December 24, 2009
0 53136 06305 0

Peanut Shop of Williamsburg/Peanut Shop

Pistachios

2-12 oz. Bags

32508

November 20, 2010
N/A

Peanut Shop of Williamsburg/Peanut Shop

Pistachios

2-12 oz. Bags

32608

November 21, 2010
N/A

Peanut Shop of Williamsburg/Peanut Shop

Pistachios

2-12 oz. Bags

33808

December 3, 2010
N/A

The company has received no reports of illness related to this product; the company is issuing this recall as a precaution. Consumers should discard any of the products from the affected dates detailed above. 

Consumers can contact customer service 1-800-637-3268 from 8:00am to 4:30pm EST Monday thru Friday.

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