Chukar Cherry Company Announces Nationwide Recall of Products Containing Pistachios Because of Possible Health Risks

April 3, 2009

Chukar Cherry Co. announced that it is voluntarily recalling from nationwide distribution specific "best before" dates of Chukar and Norm Thompson brand packaged products containing pistachios from Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. sold directly to consumers or resellers due to potential contamination with the Salmonella organism.

The products being recalled are:

Chukar Cherry Product UPC Size Best By Dates
Triple Cherry Nut 0 11261 08604 7 16 oz tin 122009 thru 042010
Berry & Pistachio 0 11261 08607 8 16 oz tin 122009 thru 042010
Nuts Over Bings Mix 0 11261 08618 4 16 oz tin 122009 thru 042010
Cherry Chocolate Nut Mix 0 11261 08837 9 20 oz tin 122009 thru 042010
Triple Cherry Nut 0 11261 08843 0 20 oz tin 122009 thru 042010
Cherry & Pistachio Mix 0 11261 08845 4 20 oz tin 122009 thru 042010
Berry & Nut 0 11261 08945 1 20 oz tin 122009 thru 042010
Dark Chocolate Cherry Chocolate Nut 100% Natural Energy Mix 0 11261 11202 9 2 oz film bag 122009 thru 042010
No Sugar Added 0 11261 14102 9 2 oz film bag 122009 thru 042010
Nuts Over Bings 100% Natural Energy Mix
No Sugar Added Triple Cherry Nut 100% Natural Energy Mix 0 11261 14702 1 2 oz film bag 122009 thru 042010
Dried Fruit & Nuts Berry & Pistachio 100% Natural Energy Mix 0 11261 14802 8 2 oz film bag 122009 thru 042010
Cherry, Cranberry, Roasted Nuts Berry & Pistachio 0 11261 14803 5 3 oz film box 122009 thru 042010
Dark Chocolate Cherry Chocolate Nut 100% Natural Energy Mix 0 11261 21208 8 8 oz film bag 122009 thru 042010
No Sugar Added Triple Cherry Nut 100% Natural Energy Mix 0 11261 14702 1 2 oz film bag 122009 thru 042010
Dried Fruit & Nuts Berry & Pistachio 100% Natural Energy Mix 0 11261 14802 8 2 oz film bag 122009 thru 042010
Cherry, Cranberry, Roasted Nuts Berry & Pistachio 0 11261 14803 5 3 oz film box 122009 thru 042010
Dark Chocolate Cherry Chocolate Nut 100% Natural Energy Mix 0 11261 21208 8 8 oz film bag 122009 thru 042010
No Sugar Added Triple Cherry Nut 100% Natural Energy Mix 0 11261 24108 8 8 oz film bag 122009 thru 042010
No Sugar Added Cherry & Pistachio 100% Natural Energy Mix 0 11261 24208 5 8 oz film bag 122009 thru 042010
Dried Fruit & Nuts Berry & Pistachio 100% Natural Energy Mix 0 11261 24808 7 8 oz film bag 122009 thru 042010
No Sugar Added Nuts Over Bings All Natural Mix. No Sugar Added 0 11261 25008 0 8 oz film bag 122009 thru 042010
Norm Thompson - Nuts Over Cherries 16013 - NCLR 14 oz tin December 2009
Pacific Northwest Triple Cherry Nut 0 11261 94110 0 5 lb ziplock bag 112009 thru 032010
Cherry, Cranberry, Roasted Nuts Berry & Pistachio 0 11261 94810 9 5 lb ziplock bag 112009 thru 032010

Chukar Cherry Co. has received no reports of illness related to their products containing pistachios; the company is issuing this recall as a precaution.

For more information please call Chukar Cherry Company (800) 624-9544 or visit the FDA website.