Monday, October 15, 2012
The recall of products containing peanut butter and other nut butters sold by many retailers under many labels has more than doubled to 240 products, with the FDA reporting a "fast-moving outbreak" of salmonella-induced sickness in 19 states.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Responding to what it called a "fast-moving outbreak" of salmonella-caused sickness in at least 19 states, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that the company recall of nut butter products made by Sunland Inc. and sold under many labels has more than doubled to at least 240 products. The recall list includes several well-known brands and a variety of peanut butter products as well as almond butter, cashew butter, tahini, and roasted blanched peanut products. Here is a random list that indicates the range of peanut butter products recalled: Not every container of the products in the list above or the much longer lists available from the FDA and from Sunland is affected. It depends on the batch, as shown by the UPC or SKU…
Monday, October 8, 2012
The boy's family is suing Trader Joe's; they purchased the contaminated product in Shrewsbury.
The voluntary recall of salmonella-tainted peanut and almond butter has expanded beyond Trader Joe’s stores to include more than 70 products sold nationwide. Thirty people across 19 states have reported salmonella food poisoning that was later linked to the contaminated nut butters, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One of those cases was in Grafton, reported WBZ-TV. Jackson Henson, 4, of South Grafton, became ill with salmonella after eating tainted peanut butter, and his family has filed a lawsuit against Trader Joe's in Shrewsbury, WBZ reported. Stores that carry products named in the recall include Target, Whole Foods, Wal-Mart and GNC. The almond and peanut butters were manufactured between May 1 and Sept. …
Monday, October 1, 2012
A Salmonella outbreak led to more than 100 nut butter spreads recalled. Check out the complete list.
Melrose, be on the lookout — a peanut butter recall that began at Trader Joe's late September was expanded recently to more than 100 peanut butter, almond butter, cashew butter and Tahini and roasted blanched peanut products made by Sunland Inc.'s Portales, N.M. plant. The voluntary recall was initiated after reports of 30 people infected between June 11 and Sept. 2 with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Bredeney from 19 states possibly linked to the peanut and almond butter surfaced, according to news releases from the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Four people have been hospitalized in connection with the illness; however, no fatalities have been reported. "There is nothing more important to …