On October 2, 2015, Texas Star Nut and Food Co., Inc. recalled several lots of their nut products, “Nature’s Eats, Natural Macadamia Nuts 6oz” and “Southern Grove, Simply Raw Trail Mix 8oz”. A full list of affected lots can be found under “Recalled Product Information”. The products where recalled following a routine, random sampling program ran by a FDA contracted lab that discovered Salmonella in certain Texas Star nut products.
Texas Star Nut Products Recall
The affected products were distributed in the following states: Texas, North Carolina, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee, sold between the dates 6/20/2015 and 9/9/2015.
According to the company’s press release, “The company has ceased the distribution of this specific lot of macadamia nuts from the supplier.”
Recalled Product Information
Information on Salmonella
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.
To learn more about Salmonella visit our Salmonella Fact Page.
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