Saturday, January 17, 2009

FDA recalls Peanut Butter

FDA has starting recalling peanut butter after reports of Salmonella poisoning in peanut butter products. Several people have already been infected with Salmonella Typhirium strain. Salmonella infection causes abdominal pains, fever, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

The infected peanut butter has been traced back to Peanut Corporation of America's (PCA) Blakely, Ga. facility. FDA has issued a list of several products which maybe using the infected peanut butter.
Following this several companies have recalled their products from the market. Kellogg has recalled its Austin and Keebler brands of products which may have used the infected butter.

FDA has advised consumers to refrain from using peanut butter products and dispose the infected products in a manner so that noone can eat them.

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