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2009-06-23 09:25:26

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning people not to eat California Prime Produce- or Orange County Orchards-brand pistachios. FDA officials said Orca Distribution West Inc. of Anaheim, Calif., received and repackaged pistachios recalled by Setton Pistachios of Terra Bella Inc. Setton had recalled all of its pistachios because of possible salmonella contamination that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections. The products were distributed to retail locations in airports and...

2009-04-22 08:38:21

The Walgreen Co., operator of the largest U.S. drugstore chain, is among the latest companies recalling possibly tainted pistachio products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Walgreens is recalling Deerfield Farms Mediterranean Fruit and Nut Blend sold in its 6,736 drug stores March 5-April 21. The product might contain pistachios from Setton Pistachios of Terra Bella, Calif. Setton is being investigated for potential salmonella contamination of its pistachios. Other recent pistachio...

2009-04-22 05:00:00

Research Presented at Experimental Biology 2009 Reveals Cardiovascular and Glycemic Control Benefits of Pistachios NEW ORLEANS, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Pistachios are much more than a great-tasting snack. The little green nuts may do more for your heart, blood sugar and waistline than many other snack food choices, according to research presented this week at Experimental Biology 2009 in New Orleans. Researchers from UCLA and the University of Toronto presented, for the first time, their...

2009-04-16 15:48:00

University of Toronto Presents Compelling Findings at Experimental Biology Conference in New Orleans, LA FRESNO, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Toronto is unveiling new study findings at the Experimental Biology Conference in New Orleans on Sunday, April 19 that shows incorporating pistachios into a meal results in delayed emptying of the stomach and blunting of the blood sugar curve, which may be of benefit to long term blood sugar control. The new study led by...

2009-04-15 07:34:00

Researchers at the University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital Present New Findings on Nuts and Diabetes at Experimental Biology Conference in New Orleans, LA DAVIS, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- While nuts have been shown to help reduce the risk of heart disease, new findings, which will be presented this week at the Experimental Biology Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA, suggest that they may also play an important role in the management of diabetes. Researchers from the...

2009-04-14 08:28:54

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says more companies are recalling products containing possibly tainted pistachio nuts. The actions follow the recall of thousands of pounds of pistachios by Setton Farms Inc. of Terra Bella, Calif., because of possible contamination with salmonella bacteria. Among recent recalls were various brands of in-shell roasted and salted pistachios and dry roasted pistachio kernels distributed by Flavor House Products Inc. and Nutcracker Brands Inc., both part of...

2009-04-13 09:12:57

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced more recalls involving possible contaminated pistachios produced by Setton Farms Inc. The California company last week expanded its nationwide recall of roasted shelled and in-shell pistachios from its entire 2008 crop due to the potential of salmonella contamination. Among the latest recalls was the Harry & David company of Medford, Ore., initiating a nationwide recall of six Harry & David products containing pistachios that might be...

2009-04-08 16:08:03

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced more pistachio recalls Wednesday due to possible salmonella contamination. Setton Farms Inc. of Terra Bella, Calif., recently expanded its voluntary recall of pistachios sold in the United States and more than 30 other nations to include all roasted shelled and in-shell pistachios from its entire 2008 crop due to the possible bacterial contamination. U.S. companies announcing recent pistachio recalls included: --The Trophy Nut Co.: Trophy Nut-,...

2009-04-07 14:50:10

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced an expansion of the nationwide recall of pistachios possibly tainted with bacteria. The FDA said Setton Farms Inc. of Terra Bella, Calif., is expanding its voluntary recall of pistachios to include all roasted shelled pistachios and roasted in-shell pistachios from its 2008 crop due to potential contamination with salmonella. Company officials said they are also recalling raw shelled pistachios that weren't roasted prior to retail sale. Recalled...

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2009-04-07 12:25:00

The Setton Pistachio company has issued a voluntary recall of its products after federal officials confirmed Monday they found traces of salmonella in the central California processing plant, The Associated Press reported. State and federal inspectors discovered the bacteria in "critical areas" at Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc., the second-largest pistachio processor in the nation, according to The Food and Drug Administration. The inspectors also noted several places at the facility...