Cashews Recalled for Potential Salmonella Contamination

Source: Trader Joe’s Customer Relations Recall Notice.
Source: Trader Joe’s Customer Relations Recall Notice.

Only One Lot of Raw Cashew Pieces is Affected

Trader Joe’s has issued a voluntary recall, based on an alert from their supplier.

“Trader Joe’s Raw Cashew Pieces” marked with bar code number “00505154” and the code “BEST BEFORE 07.17.2016TF4” may be contaminated with Salmonella. According to Trader Joe’s, this product was distributed by their stores in these states:

Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana,
Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts,
Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire,
New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon,
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee,
Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C. and Wisconsin.

The recall is a precaution; no one has been sickened by this product. The Trader Joe’s Raw Cashew Pieces have been removed from store shelves and sales suspended for all lots.

Customers who have packages of the raw cashew pieces at home, with the above code numbers, should not consume the cashew pieces.  Return the package to a Trader Joe’s store for a full refund. Customers with questions or assistance confirming if their product is part of the recall may call Trader Joe’s Customer Relations at 626.599.3817 weekdays during normal business hours or email Customer Relations here.

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