Superior Nut & Candy Co. of Chicago, IL., is recalling 4 oz. packages of pine nuts because they may be contaminated with salmonella, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.
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Which Products are Affected?
Superior Nut & Candy Pine Nuts affected by this recall are sold in store produce departments, and come in 4 oz. clear and tan colored packages. The back label lists Pine Nuts as the only ingredient, and has the UPC# 72549320016 and Best By date of 10/22/2015-12/27/2015.
Why was the Recall Issued?
The recall was initiated after routine testing by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) revealed the presence of salmonella in a 4 oz. package of Superior Nut & Candy Pine Nuts. The company has suspended production of the product until an investigation can be completed. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.
- Diarrhea (which may be bloody)
- Abdominal pain
If salmonella gets into the bloodstream, it can cause more serious illnesses such as:
- Arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms)
Do I Have a Pine 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 pine nut lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new food poisoning cases in all 50 states.
Free Pine Nut Recall Lawsuit Evaluation: Again, if you or a loved one was diagnosed with salmonella after eating pine nuts, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a food poisoning lawsuit and our lawyers can help.