Macadamia Nut Recall [US]


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US/Silver Spring: FDA LogoAurora Products recalls various Raw Macadamia Nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination, a serious health hazard. The recalled Macadamia Nuts were sold by a variety of retailers under the Belmont Market, Ernest Klein, Gourmet Garage, Whole Foods Market and other brands. FDA: http://ht.ly/N2jDu

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm447111.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Macadamia Nuts are subject to this recall:

  • Aurora Branded Product
    • Macadamia Nuts, sold in 8-ounce plastic cups; best-if-used-by date or date code range: 12/10/15 to 12/30/15; UPC: 6-55852-00083-0
  • Belmont Market Brand Products
    • Macadamia Nuts, sold in 8-ounce plastic cups; best-if-used-by date or date code range: 12/12/15 to 12/26/15; UPC: 6-55852-00083-0
  • Citarella Brand Products
    • Macadamia Nuts, sold in 8-ounce plastic cups; best-if-used-by date or date code range: 12/30/15; UPC: 1-50209-12050-1
  • Ernest Klein Brand Products
    • Macadamia Nuts, sold in 8-ounce plastic cups; best-if-used-by date or date code range: 12/26/15 to 1/8/16; UPC: 6-55852-00083-0
  • Gourmet Garage Brand Products
    • Macadamia Nuts, sold in 8-ounce plastic cups; best-if-used-by date or date code range: 12/17/15 – 12/30/15; UPC: 7-90845-05025-3
  • Harvest Co–Op Market Brand Products
    • Macadamia Nuts, sold in 8-ounce plastic cups; best-if-used-by date or date code range: 1/9/16; UPC: 6-55852-00083-0
  • Le District Brand Products
    • Macadamia Nuts, sold in 8-ounce plastic cups; best-if-used-by date or date code range: 12/19/15; UPC: 6-55852-00083-0
  • Lees Market Brand Products
    • Macadamia Nuts, sold in 8-ounce plastic cups; best-if-used-by date or date code range: 12/12/15; UPC: 6-55852-00083-0
  • Palmers Market Brand Products
    • Macadamia Nuts, sold in 8-ounce plastic cups; best-if-used-by date or date code range: 1/8/16; UPC: 6-55852-00083-0
  • Walter Stewart Market Brand Products
    • Macadamia Nuts, sold in 8-ounce plastic cups; best-if-used-by date or date code range: 12/11/15; UPC: 6-55852-00083-0
  • Whole Foods Market Brand Products
    • Macadamia Nuts, sold in 8-ounce plastic cups; best-if-used-by date or date code range: 12/10/15 to 1/6/16; UPC: 6-55852-00083-0
  • Wild By Nature Brand Products
    • Macadamia Nuts, sold in 8-ounce plastic cups; best-if-used-by date or date code range: 12/10/15 to 12/30/15; UPC: 6-55852-70083-0

According to the FDA, the Nuts are being recalled were distributed to retail stores in CT, DC, DE, KY, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA and WV.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by an outside company contracted by the US FDA revealed the presence of Salmonella in one retail container of Raw Macadamia product.

==> For information about Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Macadamia Nuts, please do not consume them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at 1-800-898-1048, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Salmonella, please search for “Salmonella”” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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