Trader Joe’s recalls raw walnuts due to salmonella

March 17, 2015 6:12 PM

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The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that Trader Joe’s Company is recalling raw walnuts because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infectio...

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