Macadamia nuts recalled over Salmonella fears

Carla Harmon
August 31, 2016

A recall has been issued for Diamond of California Macadamia Nuts over fears that the nuts may have been contaminated with Salmonella. An FDA-contracted laboratory found the bacteria in a 4 ounce package of chopped macadamia nuts.

Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in people, especially those with weakened immune systems, including young, elderly and frail people. Although the items were available at retail stores nationally, no illnesses have been reported. The affected lot numbers are: 16137D331S, 16138D331S and 16158D331S.


The 4-ounce and 2.25-ounce bags were distributed nationwide by Snyder's-Lance Inc., according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The UPC number for that product is 070450743918 and the Lot Number/Best Before Date combinations are 16137D331S/16 NOV 2017 and 16159D331S/07 DEC 2017.

Consumers who may have purchased the above-mentioned products are requested to discard them.


Customers can get a full refund by visiting www.diamondfoods.com/contact or calling 503-364-0399 from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.


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