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Trader Joe’s Recalls Whole Cashews Due To Potential Salmonella Contamination

The recalled product was sold in 16 states nationwide.

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If you’ve recently purchased whole cashews at Trader Joe’s, you may want to check the label before consumption.

Trader Joe’s recently announced on its website that it’s recalling its 50% Less Salt Roasted & Salted Whole Cashews due to potential salmonella contamination. The announcement states that the recalled product was sold in stores with SKU# 37884 and four different lot codes with various best-before dates.

Be sure to check your pantry for products with any of the following codes and expiration dates:

  • Lot No: T12139 - Best Before Feb 21 2025

  • Lot No: T12140 - Best Before Mar 01 2025

  • Lot No: T12141 - Best Before Mar 08 2025

  • Lot No: T12142 - Best Before Mar 10 2025

According to the announcement, the recalled items were sold in 16 states, which include Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Washington.

There have been no known reports of illnesses caused by this particular recall. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that food “contaminated with Salmonella or other harmful germs usually looks, tastes, and smells normal” and illnesses may not always be reported.

While anyone can get sick from salmonella, those with weakened immune systems, adults over the age of 65, or young children are most at risk for serious infection. Symptoms can start anywhere from six hours to six days after infection and include diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps.

Customers who bought the recalled cashews are urged to throw the product away or return the item for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this latest recall, you can contact Trader Joe's directly at (626) 599-3817 between 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday, or reach them by email.

Related: What to Do If You Have Recalled Food In Your Kitchen

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