After an initial recall on January 21, 2016, Mahina Mele Farms, expanded its recall of macadamia nut products due to a continued risk of Salmonella contamination; the expanded recall was announced on Febuary 3, 2016. This risk for bacterial contamination was discovered after testing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed Salmonella in macadamia nuts. According to the FDA Press Release, “One sample from LOT 30 was found to be positive for Salmonella Give.”
To learn more about the initial Mahina Mele Farms Macadamia Nuts recall, visit 1/21/16 Mahina Mele Farms Recall.
Mahina Mele Farms Macadamia Nuts Recall Details
The Hawaii-based nut company produced the macadamia nuts under the name “Izzie Macs!” and distributed in plastic bags. The macadamia nut butter was distributed under the name “Baby Bruddah’s Mac Nut Buttah”, in plastic tubs. The affected nut products were distributed between October 21, 2015, and January 20, 2016. All Mahina Mele nut products were included in the recall.
PRODUCT | UPC | SIZE
- Izzie Macs! Macadamia Nuts 689076792677 6 oz. (salted) plastic bag
- Izzie Macs! Macadamia Nuts 689076793575 6 oz. (unsalted) plastic bag
- Izzie Macs! Macadamia Nuts 689076792776 16 oz. (unsalted) plastic bag
- Izzie Macs! Macadamia Nuts 689076792974 16 oz. (salted) plastic bag
- Bulk Macadamia Nuts 5 lb. plastic bag (salted and unsalted; wholes and pieces)
- Baby Bruddah’s Mac Nut Buttah 753182242019 12 oz. plastic tub
- Baby Bruddah’s Chocolate Mac Nut Buttah 73518224204 12 oz. plastic tub
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