Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 18, 2015 02:19 ET

Food Recall Warning: Trader Joe's brand walnuts recalled due to Salmonella

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 18, 2015) -

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Transilvania Trading is recalling Trader Joe's brand walnuts from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products may have been sold at Pirate Joe's, located at 2348 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Trader Joe's Raw California Walnut Pieces 454 g 0037 3685 Best By: 12/2015
Lot: GU4345
Trader Joe's Raw California Walnut Halves & Pieces 454 g 0094 3338 Best By: 12/2015
Lots: GU4346, GU4349, GU4356
Trader Joe's Raw California Walnut Baking Pieces 454 g 0051 9342 Best By: 12/2015
Lot: GU4350
Trader Joe's Raw California Premium Walnut Halves 454 g 0051 9328 Best By: 12/2015
Lots: GU4343, GU4344, GU4351, GU4352
Trader Joe's Organic Raw Walnut Pieces & Halves 340 g 0058 6627 Best By:
OCT 15 2015
OCT 16 2015
OCT 17 2015
OCT 20 2015
OCT 21 2015
NOV 17 2015
NOV 18 2015
NOV 19 2015
NOV 20 2015
NOV 28 2015
DEC 01 2015

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

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This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.


There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

• Pirate Joe's: 604-620-9242


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