According to a posting on the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) website, Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado, based natural grocery chain, is two lots of Natural Grocers brand Macadamia nuts because the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
The recalled product is listed below:
|UPC Code||Description||Packed on Dates|
|0000080657552||RAW MACADAMIA NUTS 10oz||15-041 and 15-056|
According to the press release, the product was distributed to Natural Grocers’ 96 stores located in the following states:
- New Mexico
The company says that consumers can find the specific locations of Natural Grocers stores at: https://www.naturalgrocers.com/store-locationsdisclaimer icon.
According to the press release, only packages bearing the Julian packed on dates listed above are subject to recall.
According to the company, the recall was initiated after being notified of positive Salmonella findings in product sampled by the Food and Drug Administration.
Salmonella is a microorganism that can cause serious or even life-threatening illness among the elderly, persons with weakened immune systems, young children and frail people.
Health people who become infected with Salmonella may experience the following symptoms:
- diarrhea (which may be bloody)
- abdominal pain
In some instances the bacteria can get into the bloodstream and spread to other parts of the body and cause these illnesses:
- arterial infections
To date the company hasn't received reports of illness. Consumers who may have bought this product should return it to the store for credit or refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company by calling Customer Service at (303) 986-4600, ext. 531, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MST).
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