Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Snack Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Logo - Mauna Loa Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation, a Keaau, Hawaii establishment, recalls certain Macadamia Nut Snacks produced at its Keaau facility between September 6 and 21, 2018 due to potential Escherichia coli (E. coli). contamination and consequential risk of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/sHjE30lZYW5

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm621806.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the recall was initiated due to suspected E.coli in the well water and distribution system that supplies the firm’s operations.

The complete list of recalled products, batch/lot designations and UPCs can be found at the FDA Web site listed here: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm621806.ht

According to the FDA, on Sept. 21, 2018 state’s Department of Health notified Mauna Loa that a water sample in the company’s water distribution system had tested positive for E. coli. It is possible this was due to of a disinfection system malfunction.

==> For information about E. Coli Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Macadamia Nut products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Snacks to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation, please search for “Mauna Loa” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 10669-2018
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