Now Real Food Raw Macadamia Nut Recall [US]


Now Real Food Raw Macadamia Nut Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Sliver Spring: Now Health Group, Inc. (“NOW”), a Bloomingdale, Illinois establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Now branded Real Food Raw Macadamia Nuts from the American marketplace due to suspected risk of Salmonella contamination and consequential risk of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/rYHg30qQY6f

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/now-health-group-inc-voluntarily-recalls-now-real-food-rraw-macadamia-nuts-because-possible-health

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

  • Now branded Real Food Raw Macadamia Nuts – Unsalted, sold in eight (8) ounce pouches with an item number of 7119, a batch/lot designation of 3141055 and a best-buy date of 01/2021

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

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, Now Health Group, Inc. (“NOW”), a Bloomingdale, Illinois establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Now branded Real Food Raw Macadamia Nuts from the American marketplace due to suspected risk of Salmonella contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Nut products identified above.

Now Health Group reportedly became aware of the potential contamination after routine sampling in a later batch/lot of finished product (which contained the same lot of raw material as used in the recalled lot) found the bacteria. This later finished product lot was not released and remains in a quarantined state.

==> For information about Salmonellosis (Salmonella 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 Raw Macadamia Nut products, 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 a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat bacterial poisoning such as Salmonelosis.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Raw Macadamia Nuts, please search for “Macadamia Nuts” or more generically, “nuts” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact NOW’s Customer Service Department toll-free at 1-888-669-3663 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Now Health Group, Inc, please search for “Now Health” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 13148-2020
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