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Raw Macadamia Nuts Recalled- Salmonella Risk

Bonnie Harp2 years ago

According to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Marathon Ventures, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for raw macadamia nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. Numerous bulk and retail products that contain raw macadamia nuts have been recalled to prevent Salmonella outbreak.

About the Raw Macadamia Nut Recall

Marathon Ventures, Inc. has recalled packages with raw macadamia nuts with anticipation of health risks, specifically Salmonella.

The FDA defines Salmonella as “an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.” Relatively healthy individuals may recognize effects of fever, stomach pain and nausea as warning signs of a Salmonella infection.  

Consumers that have noticed likewise symptoms following intake of raw macadamia nuts should seek out medical advice as soon as possible. No injuries or illnesses related to said raw macadamia nuts have been reported at this time.

Anyone who has purchased items that contain raw macadamia nuts should refrain from eating this product. A comprehensive list of these products is provided below. Consumers can receive a full refund when products are returned to the store of purchase.

Raw Macadamia Nuts Product Description

Below is a product list of items containing raw macadamia nuts manufactured by Marathon Ventures, Inc. These products were sold by various retailers after March 11, 2014.

Shurfine

  • Macadamia Diced Nuts; 5oz/142g
  • UPC: 0 15400 86635 4
  • Code Date Lot Numbers affected:
    • Best By: 11 MAR 2015
    • Best By: 23 JUN 2015
    • Best By: 11 AUG 2015

Western Family

  • Macadamia Diced Nuts; 5oz/142g
  • UPC: 0 15400 16635 5
  • Code Date Lot Numbers affected:
    • Best By: 11 MAR 2015
    • Best By: 23 JUN 2015
    • Best By: 11 AUG 2015

HyVee

  • Macadamia Diced Nuts; 2oz/57g
  • UPC: 0 75450 13287 8
  • Code Date Lot Numbers affected:
    • Best By: 27 AUG 2015
    • Best By: 28 AUG 2015
    • Best By: 10 OCT 2015

Market Pantry

  • Macadamia Diced Nuts; 2.25oz/64g
  • UPC: 0 85239 52108 3
  • Code Date Lot Numbers affected:
    • Best By: 28 APR 2015
    • Best By: 1 MAY 2015
    • Best By: 28 MAY 2015
    • Best By: 1 JUL 2015
    • Best By: 23 JUL 2015
    • Best By: 21 AUG 2015
    • Best By: 16 OCT 2015

Pear’s Gourmet

  • Macadamia Diced Nuts; 16oz/454g
  • UPC: 0 75049 42186 4
  • Code Date Lot Numbers affected:
    • Best By: 23 JUL 2015

Cash-Wa Distributing

  • Macadamia Diced Nuts; 5bls/2.27kg
  • No UPC Listed
  • Code Date Lot Numbers affected:
    • 14170
    • 14261

Pegler Sysco

  • Macadamia Diced Nuts; 5lbs/2.27kg
  • UPC: 06509
  • Code Date Lot Numbers affected:
    • 14052
    • 14094
    • 14128
    • 14181
    • 14267

Mayan Gold

  • Macadamia Nuts Style #5; 25lbs
  • UPC: Bulk Case
  • Code Date Lot Numbers affected:
    • PO# 0011766 SDC 0034

Marathon Ventures, Inc. is happy to answer any concerns related to this recall. Please call Marathon Ventures, Inc. Customer Service at their toll-free number: (800)828-7688. This line is available to consumers on Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm. 

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