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Consumer Kashrut Alerts

The following health alert is from the FDA on November 4, 2011.

Badia Spices, Inc, is recalling approximately 3,800 lbs. of Pinenuts because they may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis. The pine nuts were sold in retail stores in FL, NY, PA, MD, and NJ - between June 2011 and October 2011. No illnesses have been reported for any Badia brand pine nuts.
Badia Spices is recalling the following lots of Pinenuts:

  • (UPC) 033844 00068 – 1 oz Pine nuts in small plastic bags Lot # 84666
  • (UPC) 033844 00733 – 2 oz Pine nuts in pet bottles Lot # 83184, 85442
Badia Spices, Inc. repacked bulk pine nuts which were imported from Turkey and subsequently recalled by Sunrise Commodities of Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Consumers with questions or concerns are to contact Badia Spices, Inc, at 305-629-8000 Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm EST, or via email info@badiaspices.com.

The following health alert is from the CFIA on November 11, 2011.

The previous public warning issued on November 4, 2011 has been amended to correct the lot code of the Sysco brand product. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and David Roberts Food Corporation are warning the public not to consume certain David Roberts brand and Sysco brand pine nuts, described below, because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The following pine nuts products are affected by this alert:

Brand Format Size UPC Codes
Sysco Plastic bag 1.5 kg 00734730026268 Lot 1322
David Roberts Plastic tubs 90 g 0 67261 24656 1 Lot 1323
Best Before Aug 17, 2012
David Roberts * Plastic bags 1.5 kg None Lot 1323
None* Plastic tubs Variable
90-100 g
None Pack date: AU 17, 2011
Sold only at David Roberts Food Corporation retail store: 426 Watline Avenue, Mississauga, ON. These products have been distributed to food service accounts in Ontario and sold at the David Roberts Food Corporation retail store located at 426 Watline Avenue, Mississauga, ON. For more information, consumers and industry can call David Roberts Food Corporation at 905-502-7700.

The following health alert is from the FDA on October 26, 2011.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Rochester, NY is recalling approximately 5,000 lbs. of Turkish Pine Nuts sold in the Bulk Foods department of most Wegmans stores in NY, PA, NJ, VA, and MD between July 1 and October 18, 2011 due to possible Salmonella contamination. This recall only applies to Turkish Pine Nuts sold in bulk. Other pine nuts sold at Wegmans are not affected by this recall. The recalled Turkish pine nuts were imported from Turkey by Sunrise Commodities of Englewood Cliffs, N.J. The recalled product was not sold at the company’s Northborough, Massachusetts store, which opened on Sunday, October 16.
Consumers who have purchased this product should discard any that remains in their homes and visit the service desk at Wegmans for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Wegmans consumer affairs department toll free at 1(800) WEGMANS (934-6267) Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.

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