Hines Virginia Peanut Recall


US/Silver Spring: Hines Nut Company recalls some Salted Jumbo Virginia Peanuts due to Salmonella hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/eAV5k

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm323984.htm

The company reports these products may have come into contact with Sunland brand Peanuts because they were processed in the same plant. Sunland Peanuts are now subject to a North American-wide recall and involve numerous peanut-based foods from many manufacturers, distributors and retailers.

About Salmonella poisoning:
In young children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems, Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning) may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, Salmonellosis may cause high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Learn about Salmonellosis from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”): http://1.usa.gov/HI6RYS

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