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GNS Foods Voluntarily Recalls Products Containing Pistachios Associated with Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. National Recall Because of Possible Health Risk
GNS Foods, Inc.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- ARLINGTON, TX -- April 10, 2009 - As a follow up to the voluntary recall of pistachios announced by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. on March 30, 2009, GNS Foods, Inc. announced today that it is voluntarily recalling certain products as a precautionary measure because of possible Salmonella contamination. This voluntary recall is not related to the peanut / peanut butter recalls.
Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in young children, the elderly, and persons with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and/or abdominal pain. For more information, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website at www.cdc.gov. To date, no complaints or illnesses have been reported associated with the products listed below. Consumers who recently have purchased the items listed below should not consume these products and should return them to the store of purchase for a full refund or replacement. The Company also is asking its retail customers who sell or have sold any of the products listed below to notify their customers that these items have been recalled.
The items below were sold after November 4th, 2008 through the GNS Foods Retail Outlet and other retail outlets, located in AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IN, KS, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV, WI.
This voluntary recall involves the following products:
|UPC||BRAND||GNS ITEM#||PRODUCT DESCRIPTION||UNIT WT.||UM||LOT/CODE|
|726093 71513||Great Nut Supply||71513||Pistachios(Roasted,||3.0||oz||56354/3388|
|Snacks On Racks||Salted, In-Shell)|
|Natalie's Candy Bar|
|Aunt Sally's Gourmet|
|726093 86201||Great Nut Supply||86201||Pistachios(Roasted,||4.0||oz||55946/3098|
|726093 76715||Filbert & McIntosh||76715||All Nut Assortment||1.5||lb||56080/3198|
|726093 76716||Filbert & McIntosh||76716||Frost.Pecan/NutAstd||1.5||lb||56081/3198|
|726093 76720||Filbert & McIntosh||76720||All Nut Assortment||3.0||lb||56014/3228|
|726093 76721||Filbert & McIntosh||76721||Frost.Pecan/NutAstd||3.0||lb||56082/3198|
|726093 77102||Great Nut Supply||77102||Pistachios(Roasted,||16||oz||56207/3278|
|Messina 's Liquors||Salted, In-Shell)||56408/3408|
|Bells Farm To Market|
|726093 77201||Great Nut Supply||77201||Pistachios(Roasted,||8||oz||56510/3488|
|Natalie's Candy Bar||Salted, In-Shell)|
|NONE||AA CU Custom Gift||77354||7 Part Gold Gift Tin||1||ea||56151/3278|
|NONE||Pecan Street Sweets||77362||7 Part Gold Gift Tin||1||ea||55704/3228|
|NONE||Pecan Street Sweets||77365||Middle Gift Tin||1||ea||56293/3368|
|NONE||Pecan Street Sweets||77370||NutsAboutYouTrioTin||1||ea||56159/3258|
|NONE||Pecan Street Sweets||77380||7 Pt Lg Party(White)||1||ea||55738/3348|
|NONE||Pecan Street Sweets||77385||7 Pt Giant Party(Green)||1||ea||55739/3348|
|NONE||Bradford Companies||77387||Red Bag Pistachios||10.8||oz||56360/3398|
|Holiday Gift Basket||(Roasted,Salted,In-Shell)||56254/3408|
|726093 89262||Pecan Street Sweets||89262||6PT 2# Dlx Party Asst||28||oz||55846/3088|
|(w/Pistachios)||Dillard's Price $27.99|
|000002 59838||Spec's Liquor Stores||791582||TUB Pistachios (Roasted,||11.5||oz||56160/3258|
|726093 89313||SILVER Box Holiday||89313||4Pt Roasters Choice||14.8||oz||55999/3158|
|726093 89222||Pecan Street Sweets||89222||4Pt Roasters Choice||14.8||oz||56286/3338|
Consumers or customers who have questions about the above recall may contact GNS Foods toll-free at 800-882-6887 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm CST Monday through Friday. Additional information is available at www.gnsfoods.com