St. Louis, MO, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. is initiating a recall of Diamond of California Macadamia Nuts due to a possible Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. There have been no reported illnesses to date.
Schnucks customers are urged to check for:
Diamond of California Macadamia Halves & Pieces
Best before: 16 NOV 2017 and 07 DEC 2017
Customers may return any affected product to their nearest store for a full refund or exchange. Those with questions may call the company at 503-364-0399 or the Schnucks Consumer Affairs department at 314-994-4400 or 1-800-264-4400.