FDA advises halt in pistachio consumption

WASHINGTON The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday advised the public to temporarily halt its consumption of pistachios until investigators better understand the extent of salmonella contamination detected in lots from a major supplier and where the suspect nuts may have been distributed.

The nuts implicated in the preliminary joint investigation by the FDA and California Department of Public Health, or CDPH, are from California-based Setton Pistachio of

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