The FDA is investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to peanut butter and nut products from Sunland, Inc. The recall is for products manufactured between May 1, 2012 and September 24, 2012. At present, 30 salmonella illnesses in 19 states have been linked to the products.
Initially the recall was for products soled to Trader Joe’s, but now includes products sold at Whole Foods Market, Target, Safeway, Fresh & Easy, Harry and David, Sprouts, Heinen’s, Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, Giant Food of Landover, Md. and several other stores. Some of the retailers used Sunland ingredients in items they prepared and packaged themselves.
The recall of Sunland products that includes peanut butter and other products made with nuts and seeds has been expanded to include items sold by Chattanooga Bakery Inc., Fairytale Brownies, Falcon Trading Company/SunRidge Farms, Giant Food, Gretchen Shoebox Express, Harry and David, Jer’s Chocolates, Justin’s, Late July Snacks, Newman’s Own Organics , Oregon Ice Cream Company, Stop & Shop Supermarket Company and Whole Foods Market.
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FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Bredeney Infections Possibly Linked to Trader Joe’s Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter