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Warning on Pistachio Products with Suspected Salmonella Contamination

 

Issue Date

1 April 2009

Source of Information

Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United Sates

Food Product

Pistachios and Related Products

Brand Name

“Planters” and “Back To Nature”

Product Name and Description

PRODUCTS

Size

SKU

Code Dates

PLANTERS PRODUCTS

 

 

 

PLANTERS Almond Lovers Large Pack

19.75 oz

2900001222

08 22 10 to
03 15 11

 

 

 

 

PLANTERS Dry Roasted Pistachios

16 oz

2900007774

08 27 09 to
03 20 10

PLANTERS Dry Roasted Pistachios

2.25 oz

2900007817

08 27 09 to
03 20 10

PLANTERS Dry Roasted Pistachios

2 oz

2900007876

06 28 09 to
01 19 10

PLANTERS Dry Roasted Pistachios

1.75 oz

2900001274

06 28 09 to
01 19 10

 

 

 

 

PLANTERS HARVEST Almond Orchard Blend

9.75 oz

2900001322

05 29 09 to
12 20 09

PLANTERS HARVEST Roasted Pistachio Grove

10 oz

2900001321

08 27 09 to
03 20 10

 

 

 

 

PLANTERS Holiday Variety Tin – Red

18 oz

2900001315

05 29 09 to
12 20 09

PLANTERS Holiday Variety Tin – Red

18 oz

2900001302

05 29 09 to
12 20 09

 

 

 

 

PLANTERS NUT-rition Mix

27 oz

2900008049

06 28 09 to
01 19 10

 

 

 

 

PLANTERS NUT-rition Digestive Health Mix

10 oz

2900001245

03 30 09 to
10 21 09

PLANTERS NUT-rition Digestive Health Mix

9 oz

2900001290

03 30 09 to
10 21 09

PLANTERS NUT-rition Digestive Health Mix

9 oz

2900001246

03 30 09 to
10 21 09

 

 

 

 

PLANTERS NUT-rition Heart Healthy Mix

21 oz

2900001108

08 22 10 to
03 15 11

PLANTERS NUT-rition Heart Healthy Mix

11.5 oz

2900001048

08 22 10 to
03 15 11

PLANTERS NUT-rition Heart Healthy Mix

9.75 oz

2900005957

08 22 10 to
03 15 11

PLANTERS NUT-rition Heart Healthy Mix

9.75 oz

2900012004

08 22 10 to
03 15 11

PLANTERS NUT-rition Heart Healthy Mix

9.75 oz

290001200401

08 22 10 to
03 15 11

PLANTERS NUT-rition Heart Healthy Mix

1.5 oz

2900001358

05 29 09 to
12 20 09

PLANTERS NUT-rition Heart-Healthy Mix

1.5 oz

290001270

06 28 09 to
01 19 10

PLANTERS NUT-ritionGo-Nuts Heart-Healthy Mix

1.5 oz

2900001266

08 27 09 to
03 20 10

 

 

 

 

PLANTERS Pecan Lovers Mix

5.5 oz

2900001022

08 22 10 to
03 15 11

PLANTERS Pecan Lovers Mix

 

2900001162

08 22 10 to
03 15 11

PLANTERS Pistachio Lovers Mix

6 oz

2900001023

08 22 10 to
03 15 11

PLANTERS Pistachio Lovers Mix

21 oz

2900001192

08 22 10 to
03 15 11

PLANTERS Lovers 3 Pack

17 oz

2900001099

08 22 10 to
03 15 11

 

 

 

 

PLANTERS Pistachio Mix

2.7 oz

2900001262

08 27 09 to
03 20 10

 

 

 

 

PLANTERS Trail Mix -- Mixed Nuts & Raisins

6 oz

2900007879

04 29 09 to
11 20 09

 

 

 

 

BACK TO NATURE PRODUCTS

 

 

 

BACK TO NATURE Cashew, Almond & Pistachio Mix

10 oz

5928331020

08 27 09 to
03 20 10

 

 

 

 

BACK TO NATURE Lightly Roasted Pistachio Mix

9 oz

5928331020

08 27 09 to
03 20 10

BACK TO NATURE Lightly Roasted Pistachio Mix

1.5 oz

5928300008

08 27 09 to
03 20 10

 

 

 

 

BACK TO NATURE Nantucket Blend

28 oz

5928300091

05 29 09 to
12 20 09

BACK TO NATURE Nantucket Blend

28 oz

5928300062

05 29 09 to
12 20 09

BACK TO NATURE Nantucket Blend

10 oz

5928331039

05 29 09 to
12 20 09

BACK TO NATURE Nantucket Blend

10 oz

592833103915

08 27 09 to
03 20 10

BACK TO NATURE Nantucket Blend

1.5 oz

5928300010

06 28 09 to
01 19 10

 
Reason for Recall

Products may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

The CFS has been in close contact with the US authorities in regard to the Salmonella contamination incident in the country. The US authorities have pledged to inform the CFS of any affected products found to have been exported to Hong Kong. The CFS is also contacting local food manufacturers on whether they have used the concerned products. The CFS will continue to follow up on the latest development and will collect samples of pistachio products for tests.

The CFS has also alerted the trade and is closely monitoring the situation.

Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the affected products.
Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the affected products. Dispose of them and thoroughly wash hands afterwards.
Further Information US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website.

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
1 April 2009

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Last Revision Date : 02-04-2009