Hines Nut Company of Dallas, TX, is recalling walnut halves and pieces due to the possibility that these products may be contaminated with salmonella.
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Which Products are Affected by the Recall?
HINES NUT BRAND
- 128 cases, 25 trays per carton, in black foam trays with a Green and Gold Label
- Tray weight 16 oz.
- Packaged 3/3/15
- Lot Number 6989 (printed on label)
- Best Buy Date: 12/28/15
- UPC# 07826406516-5
- Distributed in Texas via Randalls Food Stores
Why was the Recall Issued?
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by a company contracted by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) identified the presence of salmonella in Hines Nut Company walnut halves and pieces. Consumers who have purchased affected products should not eat them, and contact Hines for a refund and disposal information. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.
Salmonella Poisoning (Salmonellosis)
Salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) is a foodborne illness caused by infection with salmonella bacteria. Most infections are spread through consumption of contaminated food. The illness affects the intestines and causes vomiting, fever, cramping and diarrhea, which usually clear up within one week without medical treatment.
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Do I Have a Hines Walnut 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 walnut recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new food poisoning cases in all 50 states.
Free Hines Nut Company Walnut Recall Lawsuit Lawsuit Evaluation: Again, if you or a loved one has been sickened after eating walnuts, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a food poisoning lawsuit and our lawyers can help.