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FDA warns California firm about pistachios linked to Salmonella outbreak

recalled Wonderful pistachios

A California company has been warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to fully document any manufacturing changes it makes so that two Salmonella strains found in its pistachios and linked to a multistate outbreak this past spring will not recur. The FDA warning letter, dated Oct. 7, was addressed to Stewart Resnick, owner of The Wonderful Company based… Continue Reading

CDC calls an end to investigation over pistachio outbreak


The outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo and Salmonella Senftenberg associated with Wonderful Pistachios that touched nine states is apparently over. It sickened 11 people and sent two to hospitals. There were no deaths. As a result of the outbreak investigation, Lost Hills, CA-based Wonderful Pistachios on March 9, 2016 recalled a limited number of flavors and… Continue Reading

Sunflower seed Listeria threat causes recalls of salad, trail mix


Diverse foods, ranging from Trader Joes’ broccoli and kale chicken salad to Brown & Haley Mountain Thins trail mix, were added today to the 100 or so snack products recalled Tuesday because of Listeria-contaminated sunflower seeds. Also added to the recalls today were bulk sunflower seeds sold at some of Giant Eagle’s Market District stores… Continue Reading

Wonderful Co. recalls pistachios because of link to Salmonella outbreak; Trader Joe’s brand included


The Wonderful Co. is recalling its pistachios packaged under the brands Wonderful, Paramount Farms and Trader Joe’s that were distributed nationwide in the U.S. and Canada because they have been linked to a salmonella outbreak that stretches from the Pacific to Atlantic. The Wednesday recall marks the fourth pistachio recall this year because of Salmonella… 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

Trader Joe’s Recalls Triple Ginger Brew for Faulty Bottle Problem


Trader Joe’s of Monrovia, CA has voluntary issued a recall of all Triple Ginger Brew (SKU 51857) for codes purchased from Nov. 9, 2015  through Dec. 14, 2015  due to reports of unopened bottles potentially bursting. Although the Triple Ginger Brew does not pose a health risk if consumed, all product has been removed from store… Continue Reading

Trader Joe’s Recalls Triple Ginger Brew After Some Unopened Bottles Reportedly Burst

Trader Joe's Ginger Brew

Trader Joe’s of Monrovia, CA, is issuing a voluntary recall of all codes purchased from 11/9/15 through 12/14/15 of Triple Ginger Brew (SKU 51857) due to reports of unopened bottles potentially bursting. Although the ginger brew does not pose a health risk if consumed, all product has been removed from store shelves and destroyed, the… Continue Reading

Lawsuit Alleges High Arsenic Levels in Some California Wines


A lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court claims that some California wines tested for inorganic arsenic contain higher-than-allowable levels. The complaint lists four individual plaintiffs and names as defendants Trader Joe’s, which sells some of the wines that were tested, and about two dozen California wineries, including some well-known names such as Beringer, Fetzer, and… Continue Reading

Trader Joe’s Recalls Raw Walnuts Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination


Trader Joe’s Company is recalling Raw Walnuts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled walnuts were distributed to Trader Joe’s stores nationwide. The products are packaged in clear plastic bags with the UPC Codes printed on the back. For the Raw California Walnut products, the “BEST BY” dates and Lot… Continue Reading

FDA: Plant Inspections Reveal Salmonella


Environmental samples taken in July by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspectors at two different locations within the nSpired Natural Foods Inc. nut butter manufacturing facility in Ashland, OR, tested positive for Salmonella, according to agency inspection reports. The samples were taken at a bakery “during the manufacturing of dried pasteurized almonds lot 5461,”… Continue Reading