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Organic nut recall: Ava’s cashews, almonds may carry Listeria

Hampton Farms has expanded its recall of Ava’s brand cashews and almonds, distributed for retail sale in New Jersey, because its nut supplier Hudson Valley Foods Inc. found Listeria monocytogenes in its processing plant in Highland, NY. Hampton Farms used the nuts from Hudson Valley Farms in Ava’s branded organic roasted unsalted cashews and organic roasted unsalted almonds,… Continue Reading

Cashews recalled from Aldi stores because of glass fragments

Consumers have reported finding glass fragments in cans of Southern Grove branded cashews, causing Star Snacks Co. to recall the nuts from Aldi stores in 28 states and Washington D.C. “To date, there have not been any reported injuries. Potentially impacted product has been removed from store shelves,” according to the recall notice posted Tuesday… Continue Reading

Cashews recalled over finding of small glass pieces

Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall for a limited amount of Emerald® 100 Calorie Pack Roasted & Salted Cashew Halves & Pieces product, distributed nationwide, due to the possible presence of small glass pieces. This voluntary recall covers only specific production codes of the following product: Emerald® 100 Calorie Pack Roasted & Salted Cashew… Continue Reading

Trader Joe’s cashews recalled because of Salmonella risk

Heritage International (USA) Inc. of Compton, Calif., is voluntarily recalling one lot of Trader Joe’s Raw Cashew Pieces with the following code: “BEST BEFORE 07.17.2016TF4” because of potential contamination with Salmonella. The recall involves only one production lot. The recalled cashew pieces are packaged in 16-ounce, clear, non-resealable plastic bags with a barcode number of… Continue Reading

Cashews Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

Grand BK Corp. of Maspeth, NY, is recalling 450 cases of raw cashews because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was labeled as “GOODIES BY NATURE RAW CASHEWS 9oz.” and was packed in 9-oz. clear plastic tubs. The recalled product has sell-by dates of 04.29.2016 and 05.02.2016 and a UPC code of 846034010055…. Continue Reading

Vietnamese Cashews Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

The Hemisphere Group Inc. of Smithtown, NY, is recalling 14,000 lbs. of Vietnamese LP Cashews because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. (LP is a grade of cashews meaning “lightly blemished pieces.”) The firm has not received any reports of illnesses to date. The Vietnamese Cashews being recalled were distributed to direct customers in Kalamazoo,… Continue Reading

Cashew Pieces Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

Chetak New York of Edison, NJ, is recalling 5,560 packages of 7 oz., 3,840 packages of 14 oz., and 1,920 packages of 28 oz. “Deep Raw Cashew Pieces” because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled “Deep Raw Cashew Pieces” were distributed nationwide in retail stores from March 12, 2014, to Oct. 21,… Continue Reading

Vegetable Biryani Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

A New York-based company is voluntarily recalling packages of frozen Vegetable Biryani because they contain an undeclared nut allergen. Rajbhong Food of Flushing, NY has issued a recall of packages of frozen, ready-to-eat Vegetable Biryani because they contain cashews – a potential allergen – that are not listed as an ingredient.     Products subject… Continue Reading

Allergy Alert: Kale Chips with Undeclared Cashews

Rhythm Superfoods is recalling approximately 2,700 cases from 6 days of production of Kool Ranch Kale Chips that were inadvertently placed into packaging that did not declare cashews as an ingredient and were possibly shipped to retail locations nationwide. People who have an allergy or a severe sensitivity to cashews run a risk of serious… Continue Reading

Snack Mixes, Cashews Recalled for Salmonella

Another company that gets its pepper from Mincing Overseas Spice Company recalled several of its own products over the weekend for possible Salmonella contamination. Elgin, IL-based John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc., a publicly traded company, has recalled some of its snack mix and cashew products because they are seasoned with black pepper supplied by… Continue Reading