FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Stockton, CA (April 1, 2009) – As a follow up to the voluntary recall of roasted shelled and inshell pistachios announced by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. on March 30, 2009, Nature Kist Snacks announced today that it is voluntarily recalling Nature Kist and Holiday Nut branded in-shell salted pistachios listed below, as a precautionary measure because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Salted and Roasted Pistachios.
Manufacturer Notes and Facts: Pistachios are among the healthiest nuts. They may help reduce the risk of heart disease. Are a top source for antioxidants, which fight cancer and Alzheimer's. Pistachios contain Lutein, associated with lower incidence of eye diseases like cataracts. Women who snack on pistachios are less likely to face surgery for gallstone disease. The U.S. FDA has announced that eating pistachios and cashews may help reduce the risk of heart disease when eaten as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol.
A wholesome snack for the whole family
Other flavors include Garlic Onion, Jalapeno, and Salted 5oz.