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Salmonella Linked to Peter Pan/Great Value Peanut Butter

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By Admin on February 15, 2007 8:52 AM

Certain jars of Peter Pan brand and Great Value brand peanut butter may be contaminated with Salmonella, according to a warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ConAgra Foods has recalled all Peter Pan Peanut Butter and Great Value peanut butter beginning with product code 2111 (the product code is located on the lid of the jar).

288 reports of foodborne illness in 39 states have been linked to the consumption of varying types of Peter Pan peanut butter, based on studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health agencies. The first consumer may have become ill in August 2006.

Individuals who have recently eaten Peter Pan and Great Value brand peanut butter beginning with product code 2111 and have experienced any unusual health symptoms should contact their doctor or health care provider immediately. Consumers who have any of the affected peanut butter in their home should discard the jars immediately.