Salmonella Found In "Critical Areas" Of Pistachio Plant

The pistachio recall has been expanded after FDA inspectors found salmonella contamination in “critical areas” of Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Calif.

The FDA says:

Initially, the firm’s recall was limited to certain lots of roasted pistachios. Information from the joint FDA and California Department of Public Health inspection indicates the presence of Salmonella in critical areas of the facility and the potential for cross-contamination between raw and roasted products. After this information was shared with Setton, the firm decided to expand its recall.

Pistachios are used as an ingredient in other foods, so you’ll need to check the FDA’s awesome searchable database of pistachio pain.

The FDA says that consumers should not eat pistachios or food products containing them (such as pistachio bakery goods and pistachio ice cream) until they can determine that the products do not contain pistachios recalled by Setton.

[FDA Pistachio Recall Page]