Trader Joe’s Cashews Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Recall followed tip from supplier that a specific batch may be tainted
TJ's Cashews

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As a precaution, Trader Joe’s has removed the product from store shelves entirely as it investigates.

Trader Joe’s has recalled a specific lot of its raw cashew pieces, as stated in a release. The release reads, “We have been alerted by our supplier of Trader Joe’s Raw Cashew Pieces that there is a possibility that one specific lot with the following code may be contaminated with Salmonella: BEST BEFORE 07.17.2016TF4.”

The product was distributed only in specific Trader Joe’s stores, which are detailed in the release. As an added precaution, all lots of Trader Joe’s raw cashew pieces have been pulled from store shelves and the sale of the product has been suspended as Trader Joe’s investigates the issue.

Customers who have purchased the cashew pieces with the specified lot code are urged to not eat the product and to discard it or return it to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund. No illnesses have been reported to date, according to the release.

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