Peanut Butter Recall Expands, Includes Whole Foods, Target

A recall of peanut and other nut butters that was announced last week because of salmonella contamination fears has been expanded to retailers including Whole Foods and Target after 30 illnesses in 19 states have been reported.  The initial recall by the New Mexico-based company Sunland, Inc. had mainly affected nut butters sold at Trader Joe’s stores.

CBS News has more on the expanded recall:

Salmonella can cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps 12 hours to 72 hours after infection, which is known as salmonellosis. It is most dangerous to children, the elderly and others with weak immune systems.

The bacteria is microscopic and passes from feces of people or animals to other people, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. Salmonellosis causes an estimated 1.4 million cases of foodborne illness and more than 400 deaths annually in the United States.

In addition to Trader Joe’s, the recall includes nut products sold at Whole Foods Market, Target, Fresh & Easy, Giant Food, Harry and David, Stop & Shop Supermarket Company and several other stores. Some of the stores used Sunland ingredients in items they prepared and packaged themselves. Brand names recalled include Archer Farms, Earth Balance, Fresh & Easy, Late July, Heinen’s, Joseph’s, Natural Value, Naturally More, Open Nature, Peanut Power Butter, Serious Food, Snaclite Power, Sprouts Farmers Market, Sprout’s, Sunland and Dogsbutter, among others.

A full list of products can be found on the Food and Drug Administration web site.

Image: Peanut butter, via Shutterstock

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