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Bazzini LLC Recalls Certain Pistachio Products Because of Possible Health Risk

For Immediate Release

October 6, 2018

Contact

Consumers

www.recall@bazzini.com
1-800-477-3234

Announcement

BazziniI LLC of Allentown, PA out of an abundance of caution, is recalling4,000 pounds of Roasted and Salted Colossal Natural, Super Colossal Natural and Rams Head Natural In Shell Pistachios received from one of its suppliers because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. NO OTHER BAZZINI PISTACHIOS OR BAZZINI PRODUCTS ARE IMPACTED OR PART OF THIS RECALL. The recall is being initiated voluntarily and no illnesses have been reported to date.

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.

Affected product was distributed through retail sale, direct delivery, and mail order in New York, New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts, Washington DC, and Virginia.

The specific product subject to recall is identified as:

  • Bazzini’s Roasted & Salted In-Shell Pistachios Super Colossal Natural 5 Lbs Bag

UPC #0 75062 30701 5

Date Code 1J255 Best By 6/12/2019
Date Code 1J254 Best By 6/11/2019
Date Code 2J269 Best By 6/26/2019
Date Code 1J242 Best By 5/30/2019
Date Code 1J275 Best By 7/2/2019
Date Code 1J255 Best By 6/12/2019
Date Code 1J254 Best By 6/11/2019
Date Code 2J269 Best By 6/26/2019

  • Bazzini’s Roasted & Salted In-Shell Pistachios Colossal Natural. 5 Pound Bag

UPC #0 75062 30711 4

Date Code 2J241 Best By 5/29/2019
Date Code 1J254 Best By 6/11/2019
Date Code 2J274 Best By 7/1/2019
Date Code 2J249 Best By 6/6/2019
Date Code 1J250 Best By 6/7/2019
Date Code 1J275 Best By 7/2/2019

  • Bazzini’s Roasted & Salted In-Shell Pistachios Super Colossal Pistachios 25 Lb Bulk Box

UPC #0 75062 30700 8

Date Code 1J268 Best By 6/25/2019
Date Code 1J249 Best By 6/6/2019

  • Bazzini’s Roasted & Salted In-Shell Pistachios Rams Head Natural 16 Oz Bag

UPC #0 75062 00536 2

Date Code 1J263 Best By 6/20/2019
Date Code 1J254 Best By 6/11/2019
Date Code 1J255 Best By 6/12/2019
Date Code 2J269 Best by 6/26/2019
Date Code 1J242 Best By 5/30/2019
Date Code 1J249 Best By 6/6/2019
Date Code 1J257 Best By 6/14/2019
Date Code 2J249 Best By 6/6/2019
Date Code 2J262 Best By 6/19/2019
Date Code 2J264 Best By 6/21/2019
Date Code 2J243 Best By 5/31/2019
Date Code 2J263 Best By 6/20/2019
Date Code 2J270 Best By 6/27/2019
Date Code 1J275 Best By 7/2/2019

  • Bazzini’s Roasted & Salted In-Shell Pistachios Colossal Natural 16 Oz Bag 

UPC #0 75062 00535 5

Date Code 1J242 Best By 5/30/2019
Date Code 1J270 Best By 6/27/2019
Date Code 2J270 Best By 6/27/2019
Date Code 2J256 Best By 6/13/2019
Date Code 2J254 Best By 6/11/2019
Date Code 2J261 Best By 6/18/2019
Date Code 2J268 Best By 6/25/2019
Date Code 1J268 Best By 6/25/2019
Date Code 1J255 Best By 6/12/2019
Date Code 1J275 Best By 7/2/2019

THE BAGS ARE RED, WHITE AND BLUE (See pictures of bags)

The recall was initiated as the result of a routine sampling program by the company which revealed that the finished product may contain the bacteria. The company has ceased production and distribution of the above products as FDA and the company continue their investigations.

Consumers who have purchased any of the listed Pistachios are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-477-3234 during the hours of 9AM-5PM or via email at www.recall@bazzini.com

 

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Product Photos

Label, Bazzini’s Super Colossal Pistachio Nuts, 5 lb

Label, Bazzini’s Colossal Pistachio Nuts, 5 lb

Label. Bazzini’s Rams Head Pistachio Nuts, 16 oz.

Label, Bazzini’s Colossal Pistachio Nuts, 16 oz.

Label, Bazzini’s Super Colossal Pistachio, 25 lb bulk

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