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Mahina Mele Farm Recalls Their Macadamia Nut Products Due to Possible Health Risk
Jason or Kollette Stith, Owners
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 5, 2015 – Mahina Mele Farms is recalling the following products after FDA testing found Salmonella in macadamia nuts. Salmonella, 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.
To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with these products. In the interest of public health and safety, we are recalling all products processed from this batch of macadamia nuts.
The following products are involved in the recall. They were distributed to retail stores from May 26-29, 2015 primarily on the East Coast and in Hawaii.
|Izzie Macs! Macadamia Nuts||689076792677||016||6oz (salted)|
|Izzie Macs! Macadamia Nuts||689076793575||016||6oz (unsalted)|
|Izzie Macs! Macadamia Nuts||689076792776||016||16oz (unsalted)|
|Izzie Macs! Macadamia Nuts||689076792974||016||16oz (salted)|
|Bulk Macadamia nuts |
(salted and unsalted; wholes and pieces)
|Baby Bruddah's Mac Nut Buttah||753182242019||016||12oz|
|Baby Bruddah's Chocolate Mac Nut Buttah||735182242040||016||12oz|
Customers who have purchased the above products should not consume them and should return them to the store where they were purchased for a full refund or replacement. Mahina Mele Farm will reimburse the wholesaler for any returned product.
These products were shipped May 26-29th, 2015 and are from LOT #016.
If you have any questions, call Jason or Kollette Stith at 808 328 8987.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA’s Flickr Photostream.