Badia Spices Recalls Pinenuts Because of Possible Health Risk

November 7, 2011

Badia Spices, Inc, is recalling approximately 3,800 lbs. of Pinenuts because 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 products being recalled are:

UPC Code Product Description Lot Code
03384400733 Pine Nuts in pet bottles 2 oz 83184
03384400733 Pine Nuts in pet bottles 2 oz 85442

Badia Spices, Inc. repacked bulk pine nuts which were imported from Turkey and subsequently recalled by Sunrise Commodities of Englewood Cliffs, N.J. The bulk pine nuts have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illness and samples of the bulk pine nuts analyzed by the Food and Drug Administration and various states have tested positive for Salmonella.

For more information, consumers can call Badia Spices, Inc, at 305-629-8000 or visit the FDA website.