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Monday, June 29, 2009

Nuts For You of Preston, ID, Recalls Roasted and Salted Peanuts Due To Salmonella Contamination.


Nuts For You Recalls Roasted & Salted Peanuts Because of Possible Health Risk

Media Contact:
Randy Taylor

800-774-7033

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 25, 2009 – Nuts For You of Preston, ID is recalling up to 30 lbs of Roasted and Salted Peanuts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was manufactured using peanut products recalled by Peanut Corporation of America. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons 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.

This product was distributed solely through our gift shop located at 645 North State Street, Preston, ID 83263 between the dates of March 15, 2008 –Jan 15, 2009.

Product is “Nuts For You” Roasted & Salted Peanuts packaged in one pound plastic bags with UPC # 1 84419 00007 0 and with a sell by date of Feb 18, 2009.

No known illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this product. The recall was initiated after it was determined that the peanut product received was manufactured by Peanut Corporation of America. Nuts For You has informed FDA of its actions and is fully cooperating with the Agency.

If you purchased this product please return it to our place of business located at 645 North State Street, Preston, ID 83263 for a complete refund. Our hours of operation are Monday thru Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm (MST) or you can call us toll free at 800-774-7033 with any questions.

FDA

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