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Nuts recalled for potential salmonella contamination

If you've recently made holiday cookies with chopped walnuts or pecans, you may want to check the packaging. Furthermore, the popular walnut brand, Fisher, is voluntarily recalling 8-oz chopped walnuts and 8-oz. Pecan cookie pieces because these may be tainted with salmonella. Although there have been no reports of illnesses, the recall is based around precautions because the nuts have been sold nationwide. The various lots that have been recalled can be seen on the food safety website which will include specific code and UPC information.

Salmonella poisoning can be serious, and sometimes fatal in certain people such as the young, elderly, or those with weakened immune systems. Likewise, some of the symptoms of salmonella can include fever, diarrhea (with or without blood), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. If you feel you have experienced any of the following symptoms, please go to the nearest emergency room.

The skilled St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth understand that your family's health is a top priority, and will be represented as such. We have the backing of a century of experience, and extensive knowledge in successfully handling a vast array of personal injury cases, including food poisoning and consumer safety. Please call us today for a free assessment of your potential case.

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