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Recall of Wonderful Pistachios In-Shell And Shelled Pistachios

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  • By Senior Airman Joseph Middleton
  • 82d AMDS Public Health Flight

On March 10, 2016, Wonderful Pistachios voluntarily recalled a limited quantity of Wonderful Pistachios In-Shell and Shelled Pistachios because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The pistachios were sold under the brand names Wonderful, Paramount Farms, and Trader Joe's.


Salmonella is a bacterial infection that mostly targets the abdominal region. Symptoms include diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps. This illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days, and most individuals recover without treatment. Some key things to be aware of about this product are listed below:


           These products have a long shelf life and may still be in your homes.

           If you own a recalled product, please, DO NOT consume and Discard the product.


The recalled products were available for purchase nationwide and Canada in many retail stores and online. A list of the recalled Wonderful Pistachios products is available on the Recall & Advice to Consumers and Retailers page


Public Health confirmed that Sheppard AFB facilities DO NOT carry these products for sale and consumers or customers who have questions about the above recall or would like to view other Frequently Asked Questions should use the following website:  For more information on this recall, you may also contact 82d AMDS Public Health Flight at (940) 676-3052/1874.