Trader Joe’s issues recall due to possible salmonella contamination

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Trader Joe’s issued a recall Friday after learning its store brand raw cashew pieces may have been contaminated with salmonella.

The recall affects Trader Joe’s Raw Cashew Pieces with barcode No. 00505154 with a best before date of “07.17.2016TF4.” Only the single lot was being recalled.

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“Out of an abundance of caution, all lots of Trader Joe’s Raw Cashew Pieces have been removed from store shelves,” the grocery chain said in a recall notice. “Their sale has been suspended while we investigate this matter.”

No illnesses linked to the nuts were reported, according to Trader Joe’s.

The grocery chain said the cashews were distributed to 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.