Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, a natural grocery chain based in Lakewood, CO, is recalling additional lots of Natural Grocers brand Macadamia Nuts for Salmonella contamination. This recall was initiated after the company was notified of positive Salmonella findings in product sampled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The recalled product is packaged in clear plastic bags with a Natural Grocers label:
|UPC Code||Description||Packed on Dates|
|000080657552||Raw Macadamia Nuts 10 oz.||14-328, 14-337, 14-360, 14-365, 15-020, 15-041, 15-056, 15-077, 15-090, 15-104, 15-127|
The product was distributed to Natural Grocers’ 97 stores located in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Consumers can find the specific locations on Natural Grocers’ website. Only packages bearing the Julian packed-on dates listed above are subject to recall. To date, the company said it has received no reports of illness. Consumers who may have purchased this product should return it to the store for credit or refund.