Whole peanuts recall due to salmonella. Sunland Inc., based out of New Mexico, has widened their recall to include whole peanuts due to salmonella. The nuts associated include raw, roasted shelled and in-shell that were processed in Sunland’s plant.
Previously, the company recalled their peanut butter, now they are expanding the recall to include peanuts.
“The raw and roasted peanuts available to retail customers were distributed primarily under the Company’s own label and were distributed primarily to produce houses and nationally to numerous large supermarket, grocery and retail chains. The products also were available for purchase on the internet. The roasted and roasted/salted peanuts being recalled were distributed during the six month period prior to the recall date (April 12, 2012 – October 12, 2012), and will have best by/expiration dates on the packaging from October 12, 2012 through April 12, 2013,” the company said in a statement.
“The raw peanuts being recalled (shelled and in-shell), were distributed during the twelve months prior to the recall date (October 12, 2011 – October 12, 2012), and will have either best by dates from October 12, 2012 through October 12, 2013 on the packaging, or a “Crop Year” marking on the package of 2011 or 2012, up to and including October 12, 2012.”
Possible salmonella symptoms include: Abdominal pain, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Fever, Chills, Headache, Muscle pains and Blood in the stool
Consumers can contact Sunland, 24 hours a day, at 1-866-837-1018 for additional information about this recall.