Trader Joe's Cashew Recall: Possible Salmonella

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Jan. 18, 2016 -- Possible salmonella contamination has led to the recall of one lot of Trader Joe's Raw Cashew Pieces.

The recalled lot of the product -- barcode number 00505154 and "BEST BEFORE 07.17.2016TF4" -- was distributed to Trader Joe's stores in Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C. and Wisconsin.

All lots of Trader Joe's Raw Cashew Pieces have been removed from store shelves while the matter is investigated, the company said on its website. To date, no illnesses have been reported.

Customers who bought the recalled raw cashew pieces should throw them out or return them to Trader Joe's for a full refund. For more information, call the company at 626-599-3817, Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pacific Time.