Marathon Ventures Inc. is recalling macadamia nuts that may contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled nut were sold under a variety of brand names including Market Pantry, Hyvee, Western Family, Shurline, Rear’s Gourmet, Cash Wa Distributing and NutPro. Consumers who have purchased these nuts should not eat them as Salmonella can cause serious illness or death. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported in association with these nuts.
Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, seniors and those with weakened immune systems. Symptoms of an infection include fever, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea, which may be bloody. and In some cases, the infection can migrate to the bloodstream and produced more severe illnesses.
The recalled nuts were sold between July 2, 2015 and February 3, 2016 at grocery stores and other retail outlets, at foodservice locations and through direct mail. To see a complete list of recalled products, click the preceding link.