Sahale Snacks Inc. Voluntarily Initiates a Nationwide and Limited International Recall of Ksar Pistachio Nut Blend and Marrakesh Pistachio Nut Blend Because of Possible Health Risk

April 9, 2009

April 8, 2009 -- Sahale Snacks, Inc.  is voluntarily recalling 2 oz Ksar Pistachios Nut Blend, 5 oz Ksar Pistachios Nut Blend and 4 oz Harry & David Marrakesh Pistachios Nut Blend, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. 

The products being recalled are:

Sahale Snacks item UPC Best By Dates
Sahale Snacks Ksar Nut Blends, 6 - 5 oz 8-93869-00501-5 10/16/2009, 10/30/2009, 11/20/2009, 11/27/2009 & 12/25/2009
Sahale Snacks Ksar Nut Blends, 12 - 2 oz 8-93869-00001-0 10/16/2009, 10/30/2009, 11/20/2009, 11/27/2009 & 12/25/2009

There have been no cases of Salmonellosis or illnesses reported to date in connection with these products and the company is issuing this recall strictly as a precaution. The recall was initiated after Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. expanded their recall of pistachio products on April 6, 2009.  Sahale Snacks Inc. has informed the FDA of its actions and is fully cooperating with the Agency.

For more information please contact the Sahale Snacks at 206-518-5878 or visit the FDA website.