San Antonio, TX – H-E-B announced today that it has issued a recall for both bulk and packaged raw shelled pistachios. The product is being removed because there is potential it could be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
There have been no reports of illness to date and all product has been removed from stores.
The recall affects product found in prepackaged plastic containers containing raw pistachios with either labels reading Shelled Pistachios or Central Market Shelled Pistachios as well as pistachios found in the bulk section with SunRidge Farms labels reading: Women’s Vitality Mix, Pistachio Nuts and Dark Chocolate Pistachios.
The recall affects product sold in H-E-B and Central Market Texas stores including the following:
|PRODUCT||UPC||BEST BY DATE|
|Central Market Shelled Pistachios||198300006||1/1/2017|
|PRODUCT||UPC||PURCHASED ON OR AFTER|
|SRF Women’s Vitality Mix||2706100000||5/15/2016|
|Pistachio Meats Raw Shelled||2702890000||5/15/2016|
|Dark Chocolate Pistachios||2705350000||5/15/2016|
|PPK SRF Women’s Vitality Mix||2869780000||5/15/2016|