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Author Topic: Trader Joe's Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter-salmonella  (Read 1534 times)
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« on: September 23, 2012, 12:57:04 PM »

FDA advises consumers not to eat Trader Joe’s Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter
Product possibly linked to outbreak of Salmonella

The FDA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local public health officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Bredeney infections possibly linked to Trader Joe’s Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter, with a Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) identifier of 97111.

The CDC reports a total of 29 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Bredeney from 18 states.

This peanut butter is sold at Trader Joe's grocery stores nationwide and on the internet.
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2012, 01:51:51 PM »

Expanded to all brands from Sunland Inc. (and almond butter)

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« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2012, 12:53:28 PM »

More on this recall--traced to contamination at a plant in New Mexico.

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« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2012, 01:33:22 PM »

Here's a list from FDA of the companies who use this peanut butter in their products, which are also being recalled.

The following companies have informed FDA and the public of related recalls.  Please see the news release links below for product specifics and recall dates:

Chattanooga Bakery Inc.4 - Peanut Butter Crunch products
Fairytale Brownies5 - Peanut Butter Brownies, Peanut Butter Sprites oand Peanut Butter Cookies
Falcon Trading Company/SunRidge Farms6 - Sunridge Candy Energy Nuggets; Sunridge Candy Peanut Butter Power Chews; and Sunridge Snack Mix Treasure Trove Mix
Giant Food7 - Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers
Gretchen's Shoebox Express - Evolution Fresh Brand Cinnamon Apple & Almond Butter Sandwiches and Evolution Fresh Brand Almond Butter8; Protein Bistro Box9  
Harry and David10 - Crunchy Almond and Peanut Butter, Creamy Banana Peanut Spread, Creamy Raspberry Peanut Spread and gift baskets containing these items
Jer's Chocolates11 - Gourmet Peanut Butter Bars and Gourmet Jer's Squares
Justin's12 - Classic Peanut Butter Jars and Honey Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs
Late July Snacks13 -   Organic Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers
Newman's Own Organics14 - Peanut Butter Newman-O’s Sandwich Crème Cookies
Oregon Ice Cream Company15 - Alden's Peanut Butter 'n Chip Ice Cream and Cascade Glacier Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream
Stop & Shop Supermarket Company16 - Late July Organic Snacks Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers
Whole Foods Market - Several varieties of cookies17 containing peanut butter, Peanut Butter Power Chews and Treasure Trove Mix18, Chicken Spring Rolls and Peanut Sesame Noodles19
Xan Confections20 - Peanut butter chocolate products

There are links for the various products on the FDA page.  The FDA page also gives a list of what names the peaut butter was sold under.

Another note-there's more than peanut butter being recalled here--other nut butters as well:

The expanded recall covers all previously identified Peanut Butter, Almond Butter, Cashew Butter, and Tahini products as well as Roasted Blanched Peanut Products. New product categories being added to the list are several varieties of flavored butters and spreads, including Thai Ginger Butter, Chocolate Butter and Banana Butter.
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