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Hilo Products pistachios recalled over salmonella

Ina Ronquillo

Hilo Products pistachios recalled over salmonella

By Ina Ronquillo. CREATED Jul 16, 2013

HONOLULU (AP) - Bags of pistachios made by a Hilo company are being recalled for possible salmonella contamination.
   
Hawaii News Now reported yesterday the Food and Drug Administration says batches of Hilo Products Roasted & Salted Natural Pistachios may carry the bacteria.
   
The bags in question were distributed by Los Angeles-based Tom and Glasser, Inc. to Hawaii, California and Arizona.
   
Each bag has a lot code, 0923, that can be found on the back corner next to the seal.
   
Customers who have purchased the nuts are advised not to eat them. They can return them for a full refund.
   
The company has also set up an information line at 800-282-6887.
   
According to the FDA, salmonella bacteria can cause severe infections that can turn fatal.
   
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Information from: KHNL-TV, http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/

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Ina Ronquillo

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Ina is a Southern Arizona native. She graduated from Nogales High School and then received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona with a double major in Media Arts and Communication.