A Salmonella scare has forced Trader Joe's to recall several products containing raw walnuts.

FOX News Radio's Gurnal Scott has the story.

The recall affects packages of California Walnuts -- intended for snacking and baking -- that were distributed nationwide.The best by dates on the packaging are good from October through December of this year. It was routine testing by an FDA-contracted company that discovered the potential for contamination.

Salmonella can be harmful... and even fatal to children and older adults. Sales of the walnut products have been suspended -- while manufacturers try to find the source.Customers are being told to return the items, or throw them away. To date, no illnesses have been reported.

Gurnal Scott, FOX News Radio.

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According to Trader Joe's website, the potentially affected raw walnut products include:

Product: Trader Joe's Nuts Raw California Walnut Pieces - 16oz UPC Code: 00373685 BEST BY: 12/2015 Lot Number: GU4345

 

Product: Trader Joe's Nuts Raw California Walnut Halves & Pieces - 16oz UPC Code: 00943338 BEST BY: 12/2015 Lot Number: GU4346; GU4349; GU4356

 

Product: Trader Joe's Nuts Raw California Walnut Baking Pieces - 16oz UPC Code: 00519342 BEST BY: 12/2015 Lot Number: GU4350

 

Product: Trader Joe's Nuts Raw California Premium Walnut Halves - 16oz UPC Code: 00519328 BEST BY: 12/2015 Lot Number: GU4343; GU4344; GU4351; GU4352

 

Product: Trader Joe's Organic Raw Walnut Halves & Pieces - 12oz UPC Code: 00586627 BEST BY:  OCT 15 2015; OCT 16 2015; OCT 17 2015; OCT 20 2015; OCT 21 2015; NOV 17 2015; NOV 18 2015; NOV 19 2015; NOV 20 2015; NOV 28 2015; DEC 1 2015