Texas Star Nut and Food Co., Inc. Expands Its Voluntary Recall to Include Additional Macadamia Nut Products

Apr 10, 2015
Texas Star Nut and Food Co., Inc. Expands Its Voluntary Recall

April 7, 2015 –Texas Star Nut and Food Co., Inc. of Boerne, Texas is expanding its March 20, 2015 recall.   These products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
 
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