GIANT and MARTIN’s recalls Diamond Nuts due to potential salmonella contamination
Carlisle, PA– Following a recall by Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets announced it removed from sale Diamond Nuts due to potential Salmonella contamination.
The following products are included in this recall:
Diamond Macadamia Halves & Pieces, 2.25 oz., UPC 7045074391 with lot numbers 16137D331S and 16159D331S and Best Before Dates of 16 NOV 2017
and 07 DEC 2017.
GIANT/MARTIN’S has received no reports of illnesses to date. Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. Salmonella infections can be life-threatening, especially to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy. The most common manifestations of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within eight to 72 hours. Additional symptoms may be chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that can last up to seven days.
Customers who have purchased this product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to GIANT/MARTIN’S for a full refund. Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Diamond Foods at 503-364-0399. In addition customers may call GIANT/MARTIN’S Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268 for more information. Customers can also visit the GIANT or MARTIN’S websites.