Possible Salmonella contamination of pine nuts leads to recall

By 2. November 2011Blog

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is recalling approximately 5,000 lbs. (2268 kg) of Turkish Pine Nuts sold in bulk from their stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, and Maryland after a multi state outbreak investigation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Most people infected with Salmonella Enteritidis develop abdominal pain, diarrhea and fever 12 to 72 hours after infection with symptoms lasting 4-7 days. It can be a serious illness in the young, old and those with weakened immune systems.

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