If you’ve been stocking up on Safari brand peanuts, raisins and cashew nuts for Christmas, you may want to do a double-take and have a closer look.
Pioneer Foods has recently announced that they will be recalling a special batch of peanuts and raisins, and cashew nut products that have been sold under the Safari brand in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia.
As per Pioneer Foods, routine testing at the Safari production site in KwaZulu-Natal identified a bath of products that tested positive for low levels of salmonella Typhimurium (salmonella), reports IOL.
Production was immediately halted and the production site was deep-cleaned and vector sampling was completed.
The company revealed that a limited number of cases of Safari 60g peanuts & raisins (best before: 27/10/2022) and Safari 100g cashews (best before: 27/6/2022) was released to the public on November 17. These are the only SKUs that have been affected.
According to CEO Tertius Carstens, the limited number of products should never have been released to the public. While no customers have come forward with health-related complaints, they have decided to recall the products.
If you have purchased the products that have been listed, with the specific bath or date coding, make sure to head to the retailer from which you made the purchase to return these products for a full refund.
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