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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...

2009-04-07 08:05:52

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced an expansion of the nationwide recall of possibly bacterially tainted pistachios. 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...

2009-04-06 19:43:00

TERRA BELLA, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. today announced that it is expanding its voluntarily recall of pistachios to include all roasted shelled pistachios and roasted in-shell pistachios from its 2008 crop due to potential contamination with the Salmonella organism. The Company is also recalling raw shelled pistachios from the 2008 crop that are not subsequently roasted prior to retail sale. The brands packaged for retail sale subject to recall...

2009-04-06 19:15:00

Pistachiorecall.org lists brands that do not contain pistachios from Setton FRESNO, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Pistachio growers and processors today announced a new Web site - www.pistachiorecall.org - that lists specific pistachio products and brands that do not contain pistachios from Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. The Web site is produced by CAL-PURE, a co-op of California pistachio growers ("CAL-PURE"), and the Western Pistachio Association ("WPA") and is accessible...

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2009-04-05 07:15:00

Kraft Foods Inc., the firm behind the recent nationwide pistachio recall, said Friday it first became aware there was salmonella in its trail mix in late 2007.  However, it was only two weeks ago that it was able to trace the possible source to contaminated nuts from California, the food products giant said.Workers at one of Kraft's manufacturers in Illinois first identified a tainted batch of nuts and fruit in December 2007, and found another positive sample in September of that...

2009-04-04 22:53:00

Pistachiorecall.org lists brands unaffected by the voluntary recall FRESNO, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of ongoing collaboration with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), pistachio growers and processors today announced a new Web site -- www.pistachiorecall.org -- that lists specific pistachio products and brands that are confirmed safe to consume. The Web site is produced by CAL-PURE, a co-op of California pistachio growers ("CAL-PURE"), and the Western...


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