Trader Joe’s 50% Less Salt Roasted & Salted Pistachios (UPC 0011 1348)
All lots of Dry Roasted & Unsalted Pistachios, Roasted & Salted Pistachios, and 50% Less Salt Roasted & Salted Pistachios have been removed from store shelves and their sale has been suspended while the issue is investigated, according to a Trader Joe’s news release.
Trader Joe’s says anyone who bought any of these In-Shell, Roasted Pistachio products with the specified “BEST IF USED BY” dates from 2016 OCT 27 through 2016 NOV 04, should discard them or return it to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund.
Giant says they have also removed a limited number of flavors and sizes of in-shell and shelled pistachios from shelves.
Giant says the following products with the “BEST IF USED BY” date codes from 2016 OCT 27 through 2016 NOV 02 may be contaminated with Salmonella:
Wonderful Roasted no Salt Pistachios, 16 oz., UPC 1411391006 with lot codes of 1509123255901, 1509123256001 and 1509123255601
Wonderful Roasted Shelled Salted Pistachios, 6 oz., UPC 1411373406 with lot codes of 1509123260401 and 1510123295301
The store says that customers who have purchased these products should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant for a full refund.
Salmonella infections can be life-threatening, especially to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy.
The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within eight to 72 hours. Additional symptoms may be chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that can last up to seven days.