Hines Nut Company, Dallas, TX, today announced a voluntary recall of WALNUT HALVES & PIECES, Lot Number 6908. The product was sold by GOLD STATE NUT COMPANY of Biggs, CA, and packaged by Hines Nut Company. These nuts may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Hines Nut Brand
Packed in black foam trays with a Green and Gold Label
Weight of 12 or 16 ounces
Packaged between November 25 and December 5, 2014
Lot Number printed on label
Distributed in Texas
Best by dates from September 21, 2015 to October 1, 2015
Harris Teeter Farmers Market Brand
Packed in black foam trays with a Red and Black label
Weight of 10 ounces
Packaged December 2, 2014
Lot number printed on Nutrition Facts label on back of package
Distributed to two distribution centers in North Carolina
Best by date of September 28, 2015
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by an outside company contracted by the FDA revealed the presence of Salmonella in a package of the product.
To date, Hines Nut Company, Inc. has not received any complaints concerning illness on this lot number.