A few weeks ago we blogged about a recall by Sunland, Inc. for their almond butter and peanut butter products due to possible salmonella contamination.  Recently we’ve learned that salmonella contamination might also be present in peanuts and other nut products.

Sunland, Inc. Raw and Roasted Shelled and In-Shell Peanuts

On September 24, 2012, Sunland, Inc. recalled almond butter and peanut butter products due to possible salmonella contamination.  On October 12, 2012, Sunland, Inc. expanded its voluntary recall to include raw and roasted shelled and in-shell peanuts because of potential salmonella contamination.

Affected Products:

  • Product: Sunland, Inc. Raw and Roasted Shelled and In-Shell Peanuts
  • Processing Plant: Peanuts were processed in the Sunland, Inc. peanut processing plant located in Portales, New Mexico
  • Roasted Peanuts “Best-If-Used-By” Date: October 12, 2012 - April 12, 2013
  • Raw peanuts “Best-If-Used-By” Date: October 12, 2012 - October 12, 2013

Illnesses To Date:

As of October 5, 2012, there have been 35 cases of illnesses related to salmonella.

Refund:

If you or a loved one has purchased any of the recalled Sunland, Inc. products, it is important not to eat them.  Consumers are advised to either return the product for a full refund or dispose of it immediately.

Additional Information:

For information on the recall, consumers may contact Sunland, Inc. at 1-866-837-1018.  For a list of the products added to the recall on October 12, 2012, go directly to the FDA recall page.

What to Do if You Have Been Affected by a Recalled Product

If you or a loved one has become injured as a result of a recalled product, you may be entitled to compensation.  It would be beneficial to speak to an attorney specializing in products liability.

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