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H-E-B Recalls Pistachios Over Potential Salmonella Contamination

Texas grocery chain H-E-B has issued a nationwide recall for bulk and packaged raw shelled pistachios because they may be contaminated with salmonella, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one had symptoms of food poisoning after eating pistachios, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.

What’s the Problem?

December 18, 2016 – This recall affects the following pistachio products sold in H-E-B and Central Market Texas stores:
Product:                                                   UPC:                                      Best By Date:
Shelled Pistachios                                   191200005                            1/1/2017
Central Market Shelled Pistachios           198300006                            1/1/2017

Product:                                                  UPC:                                     Purchased On or After:
SRF Women’s Vitality Mix                       2706100000                          5/15/2016
Pistachio Meats Raw Shelled                 2702890000                          5/15/2016
Dark Chocolate Pistachios                     2705350000                          5/15/2016
PPK SRF Women’s Vitality Mix               2869780000                          5/15/2016

“H-E-B has issued a recall on raw shelled pistachios out of an abundance of caution,” said H-E-B spokeswoman Julie Bedingfield. “Customers with raw shelled pistachios in their homes are asked to return it to their nearest H-E-B for a full refund.”

All affected products have been removed from H-E-B and Central Market Texas stores, and no illness have been reported to date in connection with the recall. The issue was discovered during routine sampling by the FDA.

Salmonella Symptoms

According to the Mayo Clinic, symptoms of salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) typically include:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Headache
  • Blood in the stool

Do I have a Pistachio 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 pistachio recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella infection cases in all 50 states.

Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you got food poisoning from pistachios, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.

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