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ConAgra Peter Pan Peanut Butter Recall

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Peter Pan Peanut Butter Recall Lawyers

Based on a study conducted by the CDC, the FDA issued a warning not to consume Peter Pan or Great Value peanut butter. Typical symptoms include fever, vomiting, diarrhea, and headache.

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News Releases About Peanut Butter Salmonella Food Poisoning:

FDA Warns Consumers Not to Eat Certain Jars of Peter Pan Peanut Butter and Great Value Peanut Butter, Product May be Contaminated With Salmonella.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to eat Peter Pan peanut butter or Great Value peanut butter manufactured by ConAgra. The product code on the lids begin with "2111". The outbreak is ongoing and the first consumers were showing signs of salmonella in August 2006. Symptoms of food poisoning caused by salmonella include fever, diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal cramps.

Update on Salmonella Outbreak and Peter Pan Peanut Butter and Great Value Peanut Butter

>Since February the FDA has been advising consumers not to eat Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butter because of risk of Salmonella Tennessee. Salmonella is a bacterium that causes food poisoning and "Tennessee" is a type of Salmonella found recently in Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butters. Hundreds of people in over 39 states have gotten sick.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Outbreak Investigation, February 2007

The CDC Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases Outbreak Investigation of February 2007 answers frequently asked questions about salmonella and salmonellosis. This site explains what they are, how they are diagnosed, treated, how aquired and the long-term consequences of a salmonella infection.

Salmonella Found in Roaster, Cleaning Supplies at ConAgra

WALB News in South Georgia reports that the FDA has pinpointed the cause of the salmonella food poisoning outbreak. After the FDA's investigation, they reported that the salmonella has been linked to a roaster and some cleaning equipment. For full story, visit WALB.

Peter Pan and Great Value Product Code 2111 Recalled

On March 1, 2007, the FDA announced it found the strain of salmonella that tainted peanut butter made at the ConAgra Foods plant in Sylvester, Georgia. It is believed that the contamination was caused by dirty equipment or jars, according to government and industry officials. On February 12, 2007, certain lots of Great Value and Peter Pan peanut butter were recalled by ConAgra Foods due to salmonella contamination and widespread reports of related illnesses in multiple states. The FDA alerted consumers not to consume Peter Pan or Great Value (a Wal-Mart brand also manufactured by ConAgra) peanut butter to avoid becoming ill with Salmonellosis. The recalled jars have a code on the lid that begin with the numbers “2111”. The lot of peanut butter that consumers have been advised to avoid, was first manufactured in May 2006 continuing through February, 2007. ConAgra’s facility in Sylvester, Georgia manufactures both Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butter. The FDA has sent investigators to ConAgra’s facility located in Sylvester, Georgia to review records, collect product samples and conduct tests for Salmonella Tennessee.

Cases of Salmonella Sickness Linked to Peanut Butter Top 600, Federal Report Says

A new federal report shows the number of people sickened by salmonella-tainted peanut butter has now topped 600.

A report in March put the number at 425. Now, it's 628, in 47 states. Only Hawaii, New Hampshire and Utah have reported no illnesses.

ConAgra Foods recalled all its peanut butter after government investigators linked the bacteria outbreak to the company's Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butter.

The Centers for Disease Control says the number of new salmonella cases dropped substantially after the peanut butter was recalled.

Wal-Mart has continued selling Great Value peanut butter made by different suppliers, but Peter Pan has yet to return to stores.

ConAgra plans to reintroduce Peter Pan in July.
Associated Press

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Bacterial Food Poisoning, by Al B. Wagner, Jr.

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