Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets Inc. of Lakewood, CO, is recalling 2 lots Natural Grocers brand macadamia nuts because they may be contaminated with salmonella, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.
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Which Products are Affected?
May 27, 2015 – This recall includes Natural Grocers brand Macadamia nuts with the UPC Code # 0000080657552 and Packed on Dates 15-041 and 15-056. Affected products were distributed to 96 Natural Grocers stores in the following states: Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
Why was the Recall Issued?
This recall was initiated after routine sampling by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) identified the presence of salmonella bacteria in Natural Grocers brand Macadamia nuts. To date, no food poisoning illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall. Consumers who purchased macadamia nuts affected by this recall should discard them immediately or return them to the place of purchase for a refund.
Macadamia Nut Recall Update
June 10 – Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets is recalling additional lots of Natural Grocers brand Macadamia Nuts over potential salmonella contamination, according to the FDA. Products affected by the extended recall include:
Raw Macadamia Nuts 10 oz. – UPC Code: 000080657552 – Packed on Dates: 14-328, 14-337, 14-360, 14-365, 15-020, 15-041, 15-056, 15-077, 15-090, 15-104, 15-127.
These products were distributed to Natural Grocers stores in: Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
Salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) is one of the most commonly reported intestinal infections in the U.S. More than 7,000 cases were confirmed in 2009 alone; however, experts believe the vast majority of cases go unreported. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that over 1 million Americans develop salmonellosis each year, and that an average of 20,000 hospitalizations and nearly 400 deaths occur from the illness annually.
Food Poisoning Symptoms
- Abdominal cramps
- Fever of 100 F to 102 F
- Body aches
Do I Have a Natural Grocers Macadamia Nut 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 macadamia nut lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella poisoning cases in all 50 states.
Free Natural Grocers Macadamia Nut Recall Lawsuit Evaluation: Again, if you were diagnosed with salmonella poisoning (salmonellosis) after eating macadamia nuts, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a Food Poisoning Suit and our lawyers can help.