Aug 24, 2022Blue Diamond Growers recalls almonds after testing finds salmonella
Blue Diamond Growers has told Food Safety News that 100% of the potentially impacted whole brown almonds involved in the recall were recovered. Additionally, the almonds were to be used as ingredients in food manufacturing and were not used in Blue Diamond branded consumer products.
Blue Diamond Growers of Sacramento, California, recalled over 347,000 pounds of almonds due to potential salmonella contamination.
Salmonella was positively identified during a routine, voluntary sample initiated by the firm.
The implicated lots are as follows:
Batch 1000223917 of Lot 186224001
Batch 1000223941 of Lot 187224001
Batch 1000223938 of Lot 187224001
Batch 1000223977 of Lot 188224001
Batch 1000224058 of Lot 191224001
Batch 1000224066 of Lot 191224001
Batch 1000224071 of Lot 192224001
Batch 1000224159 of Lot 193224001
Batch 1000224193 of Lot 194224001
Batch 1000224233 of Lot 195224001
The recall was initiated on Aug. 5, and its status is ongoing.
The recalled products were distributed domestically in California, Colorado and Illinois, and internationally in Germany, Morocco and Canada.
FDA information about this can be found here.