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Rocky Mountain Foods, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Free Range Snack Co. Brand 16 oz. Island Fruit and Nut Trail Mix and Bulk Macadamia Nuts Because of Possible Health Risk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 26, 2015 – Denver, CO – Rocky Mountain Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain lots of Island Fruit and Nut Trail Mix packaged under the Free Range Snack Co. Brand and certain lots of bulk Macadamia Nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. 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.
Consumers who have recently purchased the items with the BEST BY DATES listed below at stores located in AZ, CO, KS, NM, OK, TX, UT, and WY should not consume this product and should return it to the store of purchase for a full refund or replacement.
|AFFECTED PRODUCT||PACKAGE SIZE||UPC CODE||BEST BY DATE RANGE|
|Free Range Snack Co.
Island Fruit and Nut
|16 oz. Tub||0-76958-55077-5||11/15/2015|
|Free Range Snack Co.
|Bulk||None||4/15/2016 - 5/28/2016|
No illnesses have been reported to-date.
Based upon routine testing conducted by an FDA-contracted laboratory, the presence of Salmonella was detected in Macadamia Nuts.
Rocky Mountain Foods, Inc. is communicating with distributors and stores that have received the affected product.
Contact for Consumers:
Consumers who have questions about the above recall may contact Rocky Mountain Foods, Inc. Customer Service at (303) 371-3511 Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Mountain Time.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA’s Flickr Photostream.