Crescent Specialty Raw Pistachio Nut Recall [US]

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US/Silver Spring: Crescent Specialty Raw Pistachio Recall [US]Crescent Specialty Foods Inc. recalls certain batch/lots of Raw Pistachio Nuts due to suspected Salmonella contamination, a serious health hazard. FDA:

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

  • Crescent Specialty Foods brand Raw Pistachio Nuts, sold in 6-ounce clear, plastic bags with Crescent Nuts & Dried Fruits Pistachio Raw labels and a UPC of 8 95296 00103 5. At this time, this recall involves only Pistachio Nuts distributed from October 21, 2015 to May 2, 2016 inclusively.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the FDA, Crescent Specialty Foods has recalled certain batch/lots of 6-ounce bags of Crescent Pistachio Nuts Raw, sold with a UPC of 8 95296 00103. The testing and subsequent recall was as a result of routine, random sampling conducted by an FDA third party contracted lab that revealed the recalled product tested positive for Salmonella. The root cause is unknown to date.

==> 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 any of the recalled Pistachio Nuts, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Nuts to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company by e-mail at

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