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Recall -- Firm Press Release


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Azar Nut Company Announces Voluntary Recall on Raw Pistachios


Beth Podol
915-877-4079 x 1128
Fax Number: 915-877-1198


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- El Paso, TX (April 8, 2009) – Azar Nut Company has issued a voluntary recall for raw shelled pistachios sold under the Azar, Baker's Select, Sysco, and Katy's Kitchen Brands.

Although Azar Nut Company has negative salmonella lab results from an independent certified lab, the recall is being issued as precaution. The recall only involves raw shelled pistachios with date codes from 8280 through 9085.

Should you have any questions, please contact Mary Shanks, VP Operations, at 915-877-1139.


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