The recall includes Bazzini’s Roasted and Salted Colossal Natural, Super Colossal Natural, and Rams Head Natural In Shell Pistachios.
No illnesses have been linked to the recall. No other Bazzini pistachios or other Bazzini products are affected by the recall.
The recalled pistachios were distributed in New York, New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts, Washington DC, and Virginia.
The pistachios were recalled after a routine sample of the finished product tested positive for Salmonella.
For a complete list of specific products subject to recall, please visit the FDA recall notice.
Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections. Healthy people who are infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
“In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.”
Consumers who bought any of the recalled pistachios are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-477-3234 during the hours of 9AM-5PM or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org