October 3, 2012

State of Alabama
Press Release: Agriculture and Industries, Department of

Food Safety Inspectors Conduct Effectiveness Checks on Expanded Recall of Peanut Butter Products

MONTGOMERY - - Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Consumer Food Safety inspectors continue to conduct recall effectiveness checks in retail grocery stores and wholesale food warehouses for the expanded recall on Peanut Butter products. There have been a number of recalls related to the expanded Sunland Inc. recall of products which include peanut butter and other products made with nuts and seeds. Among those companies initiating related recalls are Chattanooga Bakery Inc.1, Fairytale Brownies2Falcon Trading Company/SunRidge Farms3Giant Food,4  5 Gretchen Shoebox Express6, Harry and David7, Jer's Chocolates8Justin's9, Late July Snacks10, Newman's Own Organics11Oregon Ice Cream Company12, Stop & Shop Supermarket Company13, Whole Foods Market, and Xan Confections14.

Consumers should not eat the recalled products. This is especially important for children under the age of 5 years, elderly adults, and people with weak immune systems. Consumers should dispose of the product or return the product to the store where they purchased it. For more information, including a complete list of products with the specific name brands that are printed on the labels please visit http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodSafety/CORENetwork/ucm320413.htm

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries encourages consumers to sign up to receive Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls.

 

 

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