The Hemisphere Group, Inc. of Smithtown, NY, is recalling 14,000 pounds of Vietnamese LP Cashews because they may be contaminated with salmonella, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.
Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one developed symptoms of food poisoning after eating cashews, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.
Update: Kanan Enterprises Recalls Cashews with Sea Salt
September 3, 2016 – Kanan Enterprises is recalling Southern Grove Cashews with Sea Salt due to the potential presence of peanuts, according to an FDA Safety Alert issued today. Affected items include Southern Grove Cashews With Sea Salt, 10 ounce stand up pouch bag with a UPC 0 41498 18992 1 and a date code of Best By May 24 2017 KN and Best By AUG 05 2017 KN. These cashews were distributed to Ohio, Kansas and Minnesota.
Which Products are Affected?
Product: Vietnamese LP Cashew Kernels (shelled)
Net Weight: 50 lbs. bulk cartons
Packer: Hong Duc Company Limited
FDA No.: 16153193186 (on carton)
Hemisphere Code No. P95497
These products were distributed to direct customers in Kalamazoo, Michigan; North Billerica, Massachusetts; Maspeth, New York; as well as in Quebec and Scarborough, Canada. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.
Why was the Recall Ordered?
This recall was initiated as the result of routine sampling by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) which revealed salmonella contamination in the raw cashews. The Hemisphere Group has ceased distribution of the product as the FDA continues to investigate the source of the contamination. Consumers in possession of any cashews affected by this recall should discard them immediately or return them to the point of purchase for a refund.
Salmonella is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the U.S. In most cases, symptoms of the illness last 4-7 days, and most people get better without treatment. However, salmonella can cause more severe illness in children, the elderly, and individuals with impaired immune systems.
Symptoms of salmonella food poisoning include:
- Abdominal cramps
Do I Have a Cashew Recall Lawsuit?
The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in cashew recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella infection cases in all 50 states.
Free Confidential Case Evaluation: Again, if you or a loved one developed salmonella symptoms after consuming cashews, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and we can help.