recalled Diamond brand macadamis nutsDiamond brand macadamia nuts distributed to retail stores nationwide are under recall after an FDA-contracted lab confirmed Salmonella in a package of the nuts. Snyder’s-Lance Inc. distributed the “Diamond of California” macadamia nuts and is working with the Food and Drug Administration to find the cause of the contamination, according to a recall notice posted Tuesday evening. The production codes are printed on the front of the nut packages. The recalled nuts may not look or smell bad even if they are contaminated with Salmonella. “Consumers who may have purchased the product listed (below) should not consume it but should contact Consumer Affairs for a full refund online at or by calling 503-364-0399,” according to the recall notice. No illnesses had been reported in connection with the recalled nuts as of Tuesday. Salmonella is a microscopic organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea that can be bloody, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections such as infected aneurysms, endocarditis and arthritis. The recalled nuts can be identified by the following label information:

Product Name UPC Code Lot Number Best Before Date
Diamond of California® Chopped Macadamia Nuts, 4oz 010300345848 16137D331S 16138D331S 16158D331S 16 NOV 2017 17 NOV 2017 06 DEC 2017
Diamond of California® Macadamia Halves & Pieces, 2.25oz 070450743918 16137D331S 16159D331S 16 NOV 2017 07 DEC 2017

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