Hannaford Supermarkets of Scarborough, ME, and Superior Nuts & Candy of Chicago announced Thursday they are recalling certain packages of pine nuts due to the potential for Salmonella contamination. Delicious pine nuts isolated on white The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the Food and Drug Administration revealed the presence of Salmonella in a certain package of pine nuts, which are sold at Hannaford stores. The 4-ounce packages of pines nuts are sold in store produce departments with a clearly packaged front and tan-colored label on the back. The back label lists “Pine Nuts” as the only ingredient and has the UPC number 72543920016 with a “best by” date of any date from Oct. 22, 2015, through Dec. 27, 2015. (Specific dates that would be listed on the packages are included below.) As a result of this recall, these items have been removed from the shelves at Hannaford stores. Customers who have purchased this item are urged not to eat it and to return the item to a Hannaford store for a full refund. The specific dates listed on package and in scope of this recall are: Oct. 22, 2015, Oct. 27, 2015, Nov. 6, 2015, Nov. 9, 2015, Nov. 17, 2015, Nov. 26, 2015, Dec. 3, 2015, Dec. 6, 2015, Dec. 13, 2015, Dec. 16, 2015, Dec. 17, 2015, Dec. 19, 2015, Dec. 20, 2015, Dec. 24, 2015, Dec. 25, 2015, Dec. 27, 2015. Customers may contact Superior Nut & Candy Co. Customer Relations at (730) 254-7900, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CDT. Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. To date, Superior Nut & Candy Co., Inc. has not received any illness complaints related to these recalled products.