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2014-09-22 08:24:47

Fun-Focused Initiative is the First Under Hormel Foods Ownership AUSTIN, Minn., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Few foods are as inherently fun as gooey, creamy, sticky peanut butter. Today, the makers of the SKIPPY® brand are launching a new multi-faceted regional ad campaign, the brand's first in more than five years and the very first under Hormel Foods ownership. After undergoing global positioning research for the SKIPPY® brand, Hormel Foods discovered that consumers across the world...

Federal Regulators Expand Sunland Peanut Butter Recall To Include All Nuts
2012-10-16 11:20:16

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Retail outlets across the country had removed Sunland nutty spreads from their store shelves following a recall of the company´s peanut butter and other nut butters last month. The recall came after 35 people were sickened in 19 states from salmonella-contaminated peanut butter manufactured by the New Mexico-based peanut processor. The recall, which was first announced late last month in peanut butter sold at Trader...

2009-02-10 13:15:00

Reports of the most recent salmonella outbreak have raised a number of concerns among US consumers. In light of the recent outbreak that has killed 8 people and sickened at least 550 nationwide, consumers are becoming exceedingly cautious. "You just don't want to take a chance," Louie Paine, manager of Penny's Noodle Shop in Oak Park, Illinois, told Reuters. Penny's is among a number of businesses that have decided to stop using peanuts in their menu items altogether. In fact, the major US...

2009-01-26 09:16:12

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration identified several more companies recalling products possibly containing peanut butter contaminated with Salmonella. Among the most recent recalls are Supreme Protein Inc. peanut butter crunch and caramel nut bars; Shoprite-brand peanut butter on toasty crackers and peanut butter and cheese cracker snacks manufactured by the Kellogg Co.; Larabar-brand and JamFrakas-brand peanut butter blisscrisp and cookie flavor snack bars manufactured by General Mills...

2008-09-11 12:05:00

By EMILY FREDRIX / Associated Press Children may be worried about homework, teachers and that pesky bully this school year. But parents? They're leery about lunches. With food prices rising and packages shrinking, parents are wondering how they'll stretch their food budgets. Some children will eat more hot lunches this year. Some will carry baggies full of snacks like home-packed chips and crackers rather than prepackaged ones. Maybe there will be more peanut butter -- if it hasn't been...

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