Peanut Products and your Family (Recent FDA List of tainted products)

dangerYes, you have heard about and probably think you know what you need to know. But, just in case, here is FDA release from yesterday. The recent outbreak of illnesses caused by Salmonella Typhimurium are peanut butter and peanut paste produced by the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) at its Blakely, Georgia processing plant. Normal jars (non-bulk butter) appear to be safe. 

“…FDA has determined that PCA distributed potentially contaminated product to more than 100 consignee firms, for use as an ingredient in hundreds of different products, such as cookies, crackers, cereal, candy and ice cream.
FDA initiated an inspection of PCA’s Blakely plant on January 9 shortly after learning that this firm might be linked to the ongoing Salmonella outbreak.  FDA finished its inspection on January 27.  A list of problems observed by FDA..”

  “Product recalls include some pet food products that contain peanut paste that was made by PCA. While the risk of animals contracting salmonellosis is minimal, there is risk to humans from handling these products. It is important for people to wash their hands–and make sure children wash their hands–before and, especially, after feeding treats to pets…”       http://www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/Salmonellatyph.html

http://www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/salmonellatyph.html   (additional products)

http://www.infozine.com/news/stories/op/storiesView/sid/33298/   (list of affected vendors like: Kellogg, Perry’s, Little Debbie’s, Krogers, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, NutriSystem, Sara Lee, Walgreen’s and more……………)

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