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Food-Safety Alert: Peanut Butter Recall Expands DailyFood-Safety Alert: Peanut Butter Recall Expands Daily

October 1, 2012

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Food-Safety Alert: Peanut Butter Recall Expands Daily

WASHINGTONOn Sept. 22, Trader Joes was the first retailer to recall peanut butter made by Portales, N.M.-based Sunland, Inc., that has been linked to multistate outbreak of Salmonella Bredeney infections that has sickened 30 people in 19 states. On Sept. 24, Sunland expanded its recall to include roughly 100 more brands, including peanut butter, nut butters and other products, such as cookies and snacks, made with nuts and seeds.

Brand names recalled include Archer Farms, Earth Balance, Fresh & Easy, Late July, Harry and David, Heinens, Josephs, Natural Value, Naturally More, Open Nature, Peanut Power Butter, Serious Food, Snaclite Power, Sprouts Farmers Market, Sprouts, Sunland, Dogsbutter, Whole Foods Market among others.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed Salmonella Bredeney illnesses in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada,  New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

Over the last several days, multiple other companies have issued recall notices in connection with products that used Sunlands almond butter, peanut butter, cashew butter, tahini and roasted blanched peanut products.


9/27: Harry and David is recalling 12-ounce jars of Harry & David® Crunchy Almond and Peanut Butter, Harry & David® Creamy Banana Peanut Spread and Harry & David® Creamy Raspberry Peanut Spread, as well as the following multi-component food items included the above-named peanut butter products as components: Harry & David® Apple Snack Box, Wolfermans® Bee Sweet Gift Basket, Wolfermans® Hearty Snack Gift Basket, Wolfermans® All-Day Assortment Gift Basket and Wolfermans® Fathers Day Basket.

9/27: Oregon Ice Cream Company is recalling 48-ounce containers of its Alden's Peanut Butter 'n Chip ice cream and 3-gallon tubs of Cascade Glacier Chocolate Peanut Butter ice cream.

9/28: Jer's Chocolates is recalling some of its Gourmet Peanut Butter Bars and Gourmet Jer's Squares.

9/28: Fairytale Brownies is recalling its Peanut Butter Brownies, Peanut Butter Sprites and Peanut Butter Cookies.

9/28: Whole Foods Market is recalling Peanut Butter Power Chews and Treasure Trove Mix, both sold as bulk items, in seven stores in Florida and one store in southern California.

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