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Salmonella Linked to Peanut Butter Salmonella outbreak linked to peanut butter, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is conducting an extensive inspection of ConAgra’s Sylvester, Georgia processing plant. Samples collected by the FDA revealed the presence of Salmonella. The fact that FDA found Salmonella in the plant environment further suggests that the contamination likely took place prior to the product reaching consumers. Last week, tests by several states identified Salmonella in many open jars of Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butter recovered from consumers. In these instances, the Salmonella found in the plant and in the open jars matched the outbreak strain recovered from consumers who became ill. Peanut Butter Toppings Part of Recall FDA has learned that the ConAgra plant in Sylvester, GA, sent bulk Peter Pan peanut butter to its plant in Humboldt, TN. The three brands described below are part of the original Peter Pan recall. These brands have been recalled and are no longer being sold. However, some consumers may still have these products in their home. Consumers who have any of the products listed below should discard them. Individuals who are not sure if the purchased product contains the recalled peanut butter topping should contact the store where the product was purchased. The bulk peanut butter was used to make the following toppings: Sonic Brand Ready-To-Use Peanut Butter Topping in 6 lb. 10.5 oz cans. Sonic outlets used the topping until 2/16/07, when the product was recalled. The topping was used in the following Sonic products: – Peanut Butter Shake – Peanut Butter Fudge Shake – Peanut Butter Sundae – Peanut Butter Fudge Sundae Carvel Peanut Butter Topping in 6 lb. 10 oz. cans. Carvel used the topping until 2/16/07, when the product was recalled. The topping was used in the following Carvel ice cream products: – Chocolate Peanut Butter – Peanut Butter Treasure – Peanut Butter & Jelly – Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Sundae Dasher – Any other customized products containing the Peanut Butter Topping, including peanut butter flavored ice cream in ice cream cakes J. Hungerford Smith Peanut Butter Dessert Topping in 6 lb. 10 oz. cans: This topping may be used by retail and restaurant outlets throughout the United States but is not available for direct purchase by the public. Peanut Butter Salmonella Lawsuit – Talk to a Lawyer about Salmonella Lawsuits for injuries from Peter Pan Peanut Butter related Salmonella Bacteria infection. Call Attorney at 1-800-883-9858 for Free Salmonella Peanut Butter Lawsuit Advise. Peanut Butter Recall Status and More Information ConAgra informed the public that it is recalling all Peter Pan peanut butter and all Great Value peanut butter beginning with product code 2111. The company’s recall extends to products made since December 2005. FDA’s advice to consumers continues to be not to eat any Peter Pan peanut butter or any Great Value peanut butter beginning with the 2111 product code. FDA will provide updates on recalled products, including any other products that may have been made with potentially contaminated peanut butter and distributed to consumers. Salmonella Symptoms Symptoms of foodborne illness caused by Salmonella include fever, diarrhea and abdominal cramps. In persons with poor underlying health or weakened immune systems, Salmonella can invade the bloodstream and cause life-threatening infections or death. Individuals who have recently eaten peanut butter-containing products from these companies and who have experienced any of these symptoms should contact their doctor or health care provider immediately and report the illnesses to their state or local health authorities. Similarly, institutional food establishments and other food service providers who have received reports of illness from consumers after they consumed a product containing this peanut butter are encouraged to share that information with their local health department. FDA is continuing to work closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and with states and local officials to identify how the contamination occurred in order to prevent similar foodborne illness outbreaks. Peanut Butter Salmonella Lawsuits Talk to a Products Liability Lawyer about a Salmonella Lawsuit for injuries from Peter Pan Peanut Butter or Great Value (Walmart Brand)related Salmonella Bacteria infection. Call Attorney at 1-800-883-9858 for Free Salmonella Peanut Butter Lawsuit Advise. NOTE: Save the Peanut Butter Container with product and any receipts as evidence. Call & Discuss you potential Peanut Buttter Claim or Lawsuit at 1-800-883-9858

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FDA Advises Product to be Destroyed The FDA is advising consumers to discard any jars of Peter Pan or Great Value brand peanut butter that have been purchased since May 2006. The outbreak started last summer but has only recently been traced to peanut butter made by ConAgra at their Georgia plant. The affected jars of peanut butter have a product label code on the jar lid that starts with the number “2111.” Great Value brands manufactured at other locations is not included in the recall. This is believed to be one of the first salmonella outbreaks involving peanut butter in US history. Officials are reporting, since August 2006 when the first consumer became ill, the outbreak has grown to 300 cases within 39 states. Approximately 20% of those infected have had to be hospitalized and all have survived. Salmonella Found in United States So far, Salmonella outbreaks have been reported in the following states: Alaska , Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and West Virginia. The largest number of peanut butter salmonella cases has been reported in New York , Pennsylvania, Virginia , Tennessee and Missouri. The FDA is basing their recall on a completed epidemiological study that they received on February 13th, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local health agencies. The study links 288 cases of food borne illnesses within 39 states to the consumption of varying Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butter types. The cause of food borne illnesses can be hard to detect. The symptoms of food borne illness caused by Salmonella can include: abdominal cramping, fever and diarrhea. Persons that have weakened immune systems are susceptible to life-threatening infections if Salmonella invades the bloodstream.

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If you or anyone you know has recently eaten any Peter Pan Peanut Butter or Walmart Brand – Great Value peanut butter beginning with the product code “2111” and has experienced any of these symptoms, you should immediately contact a medical doctor or health care provider. It is imperative that any such illness be reported to state and/or local health authorities. NOTE: We advise you to keep the peanut butter container in a safe location, locked up and labeled so as to preserve the evidence for any possible salmonella lawsuit. If you have salmonella, then give it to your lawyer for safe keeping. Without it, then it may be difficult to prove your salmonella peanut butter case. All jars of peanut butter beginning with the product code “2111” that have already been distributed are included in the recall. ConAgra is destroying all affected products they have in their factory. The company is ceasing production until they are able to decipher the exact cause of contamination.

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