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Trader Joes Recalls Raw Almond Butter That May Contain Salmonella

Trader Joes storefront. (Credit: Mike Mozart/Flickr via Creative Commons).

Trader Joes storefront. (Credit: Mike Mozart/Flickr via Creative Commons).

Two types of raw almond butter sold at Trader Joes stores that may contain Salmonella were recently recalled.

Raw crunchy and creamy unsalted almond butter with a use by date of Dec. 27 2014, through July 18, 2015, were being recalled, Trader Joes stated on its website Tuesday.

“In accordance with our stringent health and safety standards, and as an extreme precaution, all of the potentially affected product has been removed from sale and destroyed,” the warning stated.

Customers were asked to dispose of the almond butter or return it to their local Trader Joes store for a full refund.

Customers with questions could contact Trader Joe’s Customer Relations at 626-599-3817, Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The recall statement did not say if reports of illness related to the product had been made.