The FDA announced Friday that Hines Nut Company of Dallas, Texas has recalled of 270 packages of Pine Nuts, due to potential contamination with Salmonella. The nuts were packaged under the brand name Harris Teeter Farmers Market. According to the FDA press release:
The recalled product was sold in 8 oz foam trays wrapped in cellophane and carry the UPC code 0 72036 88121 0. The Pine Nuts were distributed solely to Harris Teeter Markets in North Carolina. Consumers who purchased this product between December 30, 2009, and January 14, 2010 should contact Hines Nut Company for information on how to return the product for a refund.
There have been no complaints or any reported illnesses related to the products to date.
The problem was discovered through routine sampling by the supplier, Red River Foods in Camarillo, CA.