Recalled Peanuts are for Sale in Retail Stores

Peanut Corporation of America has revealed that it manufactured and shipped peanuts to dollar stores for retail sale.  While no peanut butter was involved, peanuts in cans and jars were distributed to 99 Cent Stuff, 99 Cents Only Stores, Dollar General, and Dollar Tree Stores, according to a news release on February 8.2009.

FDA Increasing Oversight of Opioid Pain Medicine

The Food and Drug Administration is increasing its requirements for safe prescription and use of pain medicines that contain opiates beginning with a meeting in early March with manufacturers.  Additional input is planned through discussions with other government agencies, the addiction and pain treatment communities, and patient advocates. The intensive new program is designed to reduce…  Read More

FDA Expands Recalls to All Peanuts and Peanut Products from Blakely GA Plant

The Food and Drug Administration has expanded the recall of peanut products from the Peanut Corporation of America’s plant in Blakely GA after inspectors identified additional strains of Salmonella at the facility along with poor sanitation practices. The plant provides peanut butter and peanut paste to more than 70 food companies that manufacturer a wide variety…  Read More

Find Peanut Butter Product Recalls

Salmonella Outbreak Update The Food and Drug Administration has a website where consumers can search for information on foods recalled because of potential Salmonella contamination. You can search by brand name, UPC, product description (for example, crackers with peanut butter), or any combination of the three. The FDA has traced the source of Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak…  Read More

FDA Recommends Consumers Avoid Products Containing Peanut Butter

Salmonella Update With many new recalls of foods containing peanut butter or peanut paste, the Food and Drug Administration is now recommending that consumers avoid all commercially prepared foods made with peanut butter or eating peanut butter served in institutional settings. Current recalls, listed on the FDA website, include a variety of cookies, candies, sandwich crackers,…  Read More

Kellogg Removes Peanut Butter Crackers from Store Shelves

Salmonella Update The Kellogg Company has put a hold on shipping its sandwich crackers with peanut butter.  It is removing them from retail store shelves and asks consumers not to eat them until further notice that their safety is assured. Products affected include Austin® and Keebler® branded Toasted Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers, Peanut Butter and Jelly…  Read More