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In-Room Plus, Inc And In-Room West, Inc. Issue Nationwide Voluntary Recall On In-Shell Roasted Salted Pistachios And Pistachio Berry Granola (Energy Boost)


Kim Hamilton


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- April 13, 2009 In-Room Plus, Inc. of Buffalo, NY and In-Room West, Inc. of San Francisco, CA are recalling all in-shell roasted salted Pistachios and Pistachio Berry Granola because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. This action is a result of the SETTON PISTACHIO OF TERRA BELLA INC., in Terra Bella CA expanded recall of April 6, 2009 for all products manufactured in their Terra Bella facility since September 15, 2008.

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. For more information on Salmonella, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s web site at http://www.cdc.gov

The following items and expiration dates are under recall:

Item #DescriptionSizeExp. Date RangeWeek#
BMS-PISTACH-048Banana Moon Small Pistachio 48ct
UPC # 18966 34545
4.0ozJune 24, 201011
GEO-MCPISTA-048Geo Med Clear Pistachio 48ct3.0ozOct 2, 2009-Dec 24, 20091-14
LOG-CEIRPIS-024Cello Bag Pistachio 24ct2.75ozOct 2, 2009-Dec 24, 20091-14
LOG-CLAPIST-048Classic Jar Pistachio 48ct2.85ozOct 2, 2009-Dec 24, 20091-14
LOG-FLMPIST-024Flint Jar Med Pistachio 24ct4.0ozOct 2, 2009-Dec 24, 20091-14
LOG-WIREPIS-024Wire Jar Pistachio 24ct4.3ozOct 2, 2009-Dec 24, 20091-14
TIN-RWMPISTACTin Round Window Med Pistachio 48ct3.9ozOct 2, 2009-Dec 24, 20091-14
TIN-SWMPISTACHTin Square Window Med Pistachio 48ct3.9ozOct 2, 2009-Dec 24, 20091-14
GEB-MENERGYB-48Geo Med Clear Energy Boost 48ct3.3ozOct 2, 2009-Dec 24, 20091-14

The products were distributed to hotels nationwide and to Canada.

There have been no documented cases of any illnesses caused by the consumption of these products.

Consumers are urged not to consume these products and to discard immediately. Please direct questions regarding this recall to www.inroomplus.com/recall or you may contact In Room Plus at (716)838-9433, Monday through Friday 8:30am until 5:00pm EDT or In Room West at (415)826-9627 Monday through Friday 8:30am until 5:00pm PDT.



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