All jokes aside, if you've recently purchased macademia nuts from Hy-Vee, here's what you need to know.

Salmonella, even the potential of it, is no joke. Hy-Vee is acting quickly to protect you by voluntarily recalling packages distributed to 8 states, including Iowa and Illinois, over the possibility of a contamination. Nuts were sent out to all 240 Hy-Vee stores.

The macadamia nuts are in a blue, plastic package and has the Hy-Vee logo on it. Here is the other info to look for:

Look on the mid-right column on the back of the bag:
Name: Hy-Vee Macadamia Nuts 2oz/57g
UPC: 0 75450 13287 8
Best By: 10 JUL 2016

This issue date of the recall is February 23, 2016. You can either throw them away or take the package to Hy-Vee for a full refund.Call Hy-Vee Customer Care at 1-800-772-4098 with any questions.