March 26, 2009
Two U.S. companies recall pistachio nuts
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says some pistachio nuts are being recalled but not in association with recent recalls involving peanut products.
The FDA said the Back to Nature Foods Co. of Madison, Wis., and the Georgia Nut Co. of Skokie, Ill., issued voluntary recalls of pistachio nuts due to possible salmonella bacterial contamination.
The Back to Nature recall involves the firm's Nantucket Blend trail mixes in 28-ounce and 10-ounce bags. The larger bags have
best by dates between Aug. 20 and Dec. 12, 2009. The 10-ounce bags have
best by dates between Nov. 4 and Dec. 12, 2009.
Consumers with questions can contact the company at 866-538-8280.
The Georgia Nut Company announced the recall of certain bulk wholesale and retail products containing shelled pistachio nuts.
That recall involves mixed nuts with shelled pistachios purchased from the Not Just Nuts store in Wauwatosa, Wis., from Dec. 5, 2008, through March 24, 2009, and mixed nuts with shelled pistachios purchased at the Georgia Nut retail stores in Skokie and Glenview, Ill., Greenfield, Wis., or nationally through the company's Web site between Dec. 3, 2008, and March 25, 2009.
Also being recalled are mixed roasted and salted nuts with shelled pistachios purchased from clear plastic bulk bins in the produce departments at Dominick's Finer Foods stores in the greater Chicago area from Dec. 10, 2008, through March 25, 2009.
Consumers with questions can contact Georgia Nut at 800 914-4110.