Andersen & Sons Shelling, Inc. of Vina, CA is recalling dry roasted macadamia nuts because of Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

According to the details posted online by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the recall was initiated on May 16, 2024, and is ongoing.

The recalled product was distributed nationally in the U.S.

About Listeria infections

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still cause serious and sometimes life-threatening infections. Anyone who has eaten any of the recalled products and developed symptoms of Listeria infection should seek medical treatment and tell their doctors about possible Listeria exposure.

Also, anyone who has eaten any of the recalled products should monitor themselves for symptoms during the coming weeks because it can take up to 70 days after exposure to Listeria for symptoms of listeriosis to develop. 

Symptoms of Listeria infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache, and neck stiffness. Specific laboratory tests are required to diagnose Listeria infections, which can mimic other illnesses. 

Pregnant women, the elderly, young children, and people such as cancer patients who have weakened immune systems are particularly at risk of serious illnesses, life-threatening infections, other complications, and death. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, their infections can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth.

Recalled product:

Andersen & Sons Shelling, Inc. Macadamia Nuts, Dry Roasted Style 6 25 lbs.

  • Product Quantity: 2,850 lbs.
  • Code Information: lot code 26950-1-2-1 
  • Expiration date: 4/12/2025

Consumers should not use this product. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to their place of purchase.

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