PEANUT BUTTER RECALL WIDENS TO INCLUDE OTHER NUT BUTTERS

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version Share this

By Miriam Raftery

September 26, 2012 (California) -- Sunland Inc., which makes the recalled Trader Joe’s Salted Valencia peanut butter, has now broadened its recall to include other nut-based spreads that may be contaminated with Salmonella. These include Target's Archer Farms and Earth Balance, manufactured between May 1 and Sept. 24, 2012. View the full list of products affected in Sunland's press release.  

If you own one of the recalled products, do not eat it. You can return it to the store for a full refund.

The Salmonella Bredeney PFGE strain has sickened at least 30 people in 19 states. As of 1:15 p.m. Monday, 30 people in 19 states across the country so far have reported the illness, known as Salmonella Bredeney PFGE.

"There is nothing more important to us than the health and safety of our customers, particularly the many families who enjoy our peanut butter every day," said Jimmie Shearer, president and CEO of Sunland.