Badia Spices is recalling approximately 3,800 lbs. of Pinenuts, as they may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
The pine nuts were sold in retail stores in Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey – between June 2011 and October 2011. No illnesses have been reported for any Badia brand pine nuts to date.
Badia Spices is recalling the following lots of Pinenuts:
- (UPC) 033844 00068 – 1 oz Pine nuts in small plastic bags Lot # 84666
- (UPC) 033844 00733 – 2 oz Pine nuts in pet bottles Lot # 83184, 85442
Badia Spices repacked bulk pine nuts which were imported from Turkey and subsequently recalled by Sunrise Commodities. The bulk pine nuts have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illness.