Pistacchio Recall due to Salmonella contamination.

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Torn and , Inc a Los Angeles, company is voluntarily recalling some packaged Pistachios because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

This recall has been classified as a Class I recall due to the potential of contamination with Salmonella. The Torn and recalled products contain pistachios supplied by the ARO processing plant located in Terra Bella CA.

Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with . Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often , diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and . In , infection with Salmonella can result in the getting into the and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected ), and arthritis.

The recalled product was distributed from February 21, 2012 to April 29, 2013 in CA, AZ, and HI.

The following Products and lots are affected:

ITEM NUMBER PRODUCT DESCRIPTION PACK SIZE LOTS AFFECTED
460-120 Torn and label PISTACHIOS NATURAL, Roasted and Salted 24/8 oz bags 0 72488 15002 7 Lot code: 3402. Lot code marking can be found on the front label.
H460-084 Hilo LabelPISTACHIOS NATURAL, Roasted and Salted 12/1 LB bag 0 72488 11209 4 Lot code: 0923. Lot code marking can be found on the back corner next to the seal.
460-123 LabelPISTACHIOS NATURAL, Roasted and Salted 24/12 oz Bag 6 46670 30675 4 Best Before Date:04/11/2013 JD:1003 & Best Before Date 04/23/2013 JD:1133. Lot code marking can be found on the back corner next to the seal.
SP460-145 Sprouts LabelPISTACHIOS NATURAL,

Roasted and Salted

10 LB Case (12 BAGS) 2 06620 xxxxx x Best Before Date:02/20/2013 JD:0513 & Best Before Date: 02/25/2013 JD:0563 Lot code marking can be found on the front label.

Consumers can contact the Company at 1-310-605-4900/1-800-282-6887 for information regarding this recall. The phone will be manned from 7am to 3:30pm (Pacific Standard Time) Monday – Friday.

Source

FDA

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