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3rd Recall for Salmonella in Whole Foods Macadamia Nuts

3rd Recall for Salmonella in Whole Foods Macadamia Nuts

June 26, 2015 — It has been a bad year for Salmonella in raw macadamia nuts, with Whole Foods now issuing a third recall since February.

The recall involves “Whole Foods Market Raw Macadamia Nuts” in 11-oz plastic tubs with best-by dates between March 19 and June 21, 2016. They were marked with UPC codes of 0-76958-62059-1.

Whole Foods previously recalled the same products on February 3 and again on April 17.

The company is not alone. In April, raw macadamia nuts were also recalled by Kanan Enterprises, Texas Star Nut and Food Co., and Texas Pecan Co. because they might be contaminated with Salmonella.

No reports of food poisoning have been linked to the recalls. The positive Salmonella tests were detected by an FDA-contracted lab.

Infections with Salmonella are rarely serious for healthy adults. The illness typically involves a few days of fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (which may be bloody), and abdominal pain:

The FDA warns about the risk of life-threatening complications:

“In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.”

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