Sunco and Frenchie LLC of Pine Brook, NJ, is recalling Terrafina brand macadamia nuts packed in 6-ounce plastic containers because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. 

The Terrafina brand macadamia nuts were distributed in New York through retail stores. Oak Foods LLC was the distributor.

Brand name Terrafina with the product name Macadamia in the Raw are implicated in the recall. The best-by date is 05/2025 and the lot number is RMA241201, with a UPC number of 847938003570. The container is plastic square shaped, and the label indicates size 6 oz and has a light green color for the front label. The nutrition label indicates distributed by Oak Foods LLC, Bronx NY 10474.

The raw macadamia nuts were manufactured by SolCaribe, S.A., Costa Rica.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

About Salmonella infections

Food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria does not usually look, smell, or taste spoiled. Anyone can become sick with a Salmonella infection. Infants, children, seniors, and people with weakened immune systems are at higher risk of serious illness because their immune systems are fragile, according to the CDC.

Anyone who has eaten any of the recalled nuts and developed symptoms of Salmonella infection should seek medical attention. Sick people should tell their doctors about the possible exposure to Salmonella bacteria because special tests are necessary to diagnose salmonellosis. Salmonella infection symptoms can mimic other illnesses, frequently leading to misdiagnosis.

Symptoms of Salmonella infection can include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. Otherwise, healthy adults are usually sick for four to seven days. In some cases, however, diarrhea may be so severe that patients require hospitalization.

Older adults, children, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems, such as cancer patients, are more likely to develop a severe illness and serious, sometimes life-threatening conditions.

Some people get infected without getting sick or showing any symptoms. However, they may still spread the infections to others.

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