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

CDC Links Peanut Butter to Salmonella Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control have made an preliminary link between an outbreak of Salmonella infection and peanut butter.  Studies of illness patterns by the Minnesota Department of Health suggested that King Nut  peanut butter might the source of the bacteria.  Strains of Salmonella Typhimurium were found in an open 5-pound container of King Nut brand…  Read More

King Nut Peanut Butter Recalled Because of Salmonella

The Food and Drug Administration and the King Nut Companies have announced a recall of King Nut Peanut Butter after Salmonella was found in an open five pound tub of peanut butter.  King Nut is also recalling Parnell’s Pride peanut butter, which is manufactured by the same company that makes King Nut. King Nut Companies distribute…  Read More

Jalapeno Pepper Genetic Match for Salmonella Strain

The FDA announced yesterday, July 21, 2008, that they have traced the Salmonella SaintPaul strain that has caused a widespread outbreak of gastrointestinal illness in nearly 1,300 identified people in 43 states.  A sample of jalapeno pepper found in a produce distribution center in McAllen, Texas, is a genetic match for the Salmonella SaintPaul responsible for…  Read More