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Peanut Company Employees Indicted For 2009 Salmonella Outbreak
2013-02-22 06:30:48

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Four employees of a former peanut processor linked to the 2009 salmonella outbreak that poisoned hundreds of people and killed nine have been indicted by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday (Feb 21). Stewart and Michael Parnell, two brothers that owned and operated the now-bankrupt Peanut Corporation of America, and former PCA employees Samuel Lightsey, plant operations manager, and Mary Wilkerson, plant quality...

2009-02-24 08:25:00

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says Wells Dairy Inc. is expanding its recall of ice cream products containing possibly tainted peanuts. The Le Mars, Iowa, company is among hundreds of firms recalling candy, ice cream, cereal, dog treats and other products manufactured with possibly salmonella-contaminated peanuts, peanut butter or peanut paste from the Peanut Corp. of America. Wells said its nationwide voluntary recall includes select ice cream sold under the Blue Bunny, Great Value,...

2009-02-10 09:55:49

Rite Aid, Kmart and Stop and Shop are among the latest of hundreds of U.S. companies announcing the recall of possibly tainted peanut butter products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration identified the source of the salmonella-contaminated peanut butter, peanut paste and peanuts as a Georgia manufacturing plant operated by the Peanut Corp. of America. Cookies, pet foods, cereals and ice cream are among the foods being recalled, although major brands of jarred peanut butter are not...

2009-02-04 10:51:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- So far more than 500 cases of foodborne illness caused by Salmonella Typhimurium have been reported. Many of these cases have required hospitalization. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have confirmed that the sources of this outbreak are peanut products from the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA). PCA sells peanuts, peanut butter, peanut paste, peanut granules and peanut meal, all...

2009-02-02 17:05:00

HOLLAND, Mich., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudsonville Ice Cream today voluntarily recalled the 64 oz. containers of its Candy Bar Whirl Ice Cream (UPC# 70438 10250 8), which is available in Michigan grocers such as Meijer, Family Fare, D&W, Harding's Market, L&L Food centers and others. This product contains pieces of candy bars that contain nuts that were processed in the Blakeley, Ga. plant of Peanut Corporation of America, which has just announced an expansion of a voluntary...

2009-01-29 08:28:37

The Peanut Corp. of America has recalled all peanuts and peanut products processed at its Blakely, Ga., facility since Jan. 1, 2007. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the expanded recall includes all lots that begin with the number 7, 8 or 9 of dry and oil roasted peanuts and peanut butter, paste, meal and granules. Previously, PCA announced a recall of only peanut butter and peanut paste. The Georgia PCA plant, which sells its products to institutional and industrial users for...

2009-01-21 14:33:00

Recalled Products Removed and Updated Information Provided to Customers LANDOVER, Md., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently, salmonella contamination has caused many retailers to pull products containing peanut butter and peanut paste from their shelves. The Food & Drug Administration has traced the salmonella to a plant owned by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA). Giant Food immediately removed all recalled products from our shelves including: Keebler Cheese & Peanut...

2009-01-21 11:45:38

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the nationwide recall of possibly contaminated peanut butter products has expanded to include some dog biscuits. The FDA said PetSmart Inc. of Phoenix, Ariz., is voluntarily recalling seven of its Grreat Choice-brand dog biscuit products that contain peanut paste made by the Peanut Corp. of America. That company is the focus of a FDA investigation into potential salmonella contamination of peanut butter and paste made at its Blakely, Ga., plant. The...

2009-01-19 08:45:07

Two types of peanut butter sandwich crackers have been recalled because the products have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella, U.S. officials say. The two sandwich crackers are Little Debbie Peanut Butter Toasty sandwich crackers and Little Debbie Peanut Butter Cheese sandwich crackers, made by McKee Foods Corp. of Collegedale, Tenn., the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Monday. No other Little Debbie products are involved in this recall, the agency said. The sandwich...

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2009-01-19 08:00:00

If you're craving peanut butter, think twice before you reach for your favorite snack. Health authorities are warning consumers to avoid eating products that contain peanut butter until they can determine the scope of an outbreak of salmonella food poisoning that may have contributed to six deaths. "We urge consumers to postpone eating any products that may contain peanut butter until additional information becomes available," said Dr. Stephen Sundlof of the Food and Drug Administration's...


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