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    Salmonella Outbreak Traced to Trader Joe's, Archer Farms, Sunland, Other Peanut Butters

    Sept. 24, 2012 -- An ongoing salmonella outbreak first traced to peanut butter sold at Trader Joe's stores now has expanded to include peanut and almond butters sold at Target and other stores.

    Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter comes from Sunland Inc. in Portales, N.M. Sunland now has recalled all of its peanut butter and almond butter products made from May 1 to Sept. 24.

    The outbreak so far has sickened 29 people in 18 states. Four people needed hospitalization. No deaths have been reported. Those sickened in the outbreak range in age from 1 to 77. Half the cases are in children 7 and younger; three-fourths of cases are under age 18.

    The products were sold nationwide, both in stores and online.

    CDC, state, and local officials had been looking for the source of an outbreak of Salmonella Bredeney infections that began on June 11. The investigation suggests that people became ill after eating Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter.

    All 14 ill people interviewed so far report shopping at Trader Joe’s locations across the U.S. Twelve of these 14 people report eating Trader Joe’s Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter made with sea salt in the week before becoming ill.

    Illnesses were reported in Washington, California, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana, Missouri, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, North Carolina, Virginia, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Maryland.

    The recalled Sunland products include:

    UPC Type of Product Jar Size
    8523902334 Archer Farms Creamy Almond Butter 16 oz
    8523902333 Archer Farms Peanut Butter with Flax Seeds 16 oz
    3377610090 Earth Balance Natural Almond Butter and Flaxseed 16 oz
    051379022518 fresh & easy Crunchy Almond Butter 16 oz
    20003357

    fresh & easy Organic Creamy Peanut Butter with Sea

    Salt

    16 oz
    20003364 fresh & easy Creamy Peanut Butter 18 oz
    20003388

    fresh & easy Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter with Sea

    Salt

    16 oz
    051379026431 fresh & easy Creamy Peanut Butter 40 oz
    20003395 fresh & easy Creamy Almond Butter 16 oz
    20003357

    fresh & easy Organic Creamy Peanut Butter with Sea

    Salt

    16 oz
    20003371 fresh & easy Crunchy Peanut Butter 18 oz
    2060140048 heinen's All Natural Peanut Butter, Creamy 16 oz
    2060140047 heinen's All Natural Peanut Butter, Crunchy 16 oz
    2060140046 heinen's Organic Peanut Butter, Creamy 16 oz
    2060140045 heinen's Organic Peanut Butter, Crunchy 16 oz
    3307915073

    Joseph's Salt-Free No Sugar Added New Crunchy

    Valencia Peanut Butter

    18 oz
    3307915072

    Joseph's Salt-Free No Sugar Added New Creamy

    Valencia Peanut Butter

    18 oz
    910053 Natural Value Creamy Peanut Butter/Salt 15 lb
    910060 Natural Value Crunchy Peanut Butter/Salt 15 lb
    5859500020 Naturally More Organic Peanut Butter 16 oz
    5859500019 Naturally More Almond Butter 16 oz
    5859500033 Naturally More Peanut Butter Crunchy 16 oz
    5859500055 Naturally More Peanut Butter, Gluten FreeVegan 26 oz
    5859500050 Naturally More Peanut Butter, Gluten FreeVegan 16 oz
    7989311202 Open Nature Crunchy Peanut Butter 16 oz
    7989311201 Open Nature Old Fashioned Creamy Peanut Butter 16 oz
    5855200003 Peanut Power Butter, Original Formula 16 oz
    5855200007 Peanut Power Butter, Original Formula 4 lb
    4792100442 Serious Food, Silly Prices Almond Butter Creamy 12 oz
    4792100439

    Serious Food, Silly Prices Organic No-Stir Peanut

    Butter, Crunchy

    16 oz
    4792100438

    Serious Food, Silly Prices Organic No-Stir Peanut

    Butter, Creamy

    16 oz
    4792100436 Serious Food, Silly Prices Organic Peanut Butter, Creamy 16 oz
    4792100435

    Serious Food, Silly Prices, No-Stir Peanut Butter,

    Crunchy

    16 oz
    4792100434

    Serious Food, Silly Prices, No-Stir Peanut Butter,

    Creamy

    16 oz
    4792100432 Serious Food, Silly Prices, Peanut Butter, Creamy 16 oz
    8506000004 Snaclite Power PB 16 oz
    7487500334

    Sprouts Farmers Market Creamy Peanut Butter, No

    Salt

    16 oz
    7487500335 Sprouts Farmers Market Crunchy Peanut Butter, No 16 oz
    Salt
    7487500336 Sprout's Creamy Peanut Butter 16 oz
    7487500337 Sprout's Crunchy Peanut Butter 16 oz
    7487500433 Sprout's Creamy Almond Butter 16 oz
    7487500434 Sprout's Crunchy Almond Butter 16 oz
    7487500431 Sprout's Creamy Peanut Butter 16 oz
    4868787906

    Sunland Natural Peanut Butter Crunchy Valencia No

    Stir

    16 oz
    4868786906

    Sunland Natural Peanut Butter Creamy Valencia No

    Stir

    16 oz
    4868722906

    Sunland Natural Peanut Butter Creamy Salt Free

    Valencia

    16 oz
    4868709915 Sunland Creamy Peanut Butter with Sea Salt 40 oz
    4868726910 Sunland Creamy Peanut Butter 12 oz
    4868785920 Sunland Valencia Peanut Butter 36 oz
    062725 Sunland Dark Roast Creamy Peanut Butter 40 lb
    4868730725 Sunland Organic Creamy Peanut Butter 40 lb
    029725 Sunland Pecan Deluxe Creamy Peanut Butter 40 lb
    028725 Sunland Pecan Deluxe Crunchy Peanut Butter 40lb
    26570 Sunland Creamy Dark Roast Peanut Butter 500 lb
    4868726909 Sunland Creamy Peanut Butter 18 oz
    4868767909 Sunland Natural Creamy Peanut Butter 18 oz
    4868785920 Sunland Valencia Peanut Sauce 36 oz
    22725 Sunland Creamy Peanut Butter 40 lb
    22704 Sunland Creamy Peanut Butter 5 lb
    4868722715 Sunland Organic Creamy Peanut Butter 40 lb
    4868721722 Sunland Crunchy Peanut Butter 15 lb
    48687009704 Sunland Natural Creamy Peanut Butter 5 lb
    4868790301 Sunland Creamy Natural Stabilizer Peanut Butter 50 lb
    87725 Sunland Crunchy Natural Stabilized Peanut Butter 40 lb
    4868786724 Sunland Creamy Peanut Butter 35 lb
    4868786704 Sunland Creamy No Stir Peanut Butter 5 lb
    4868784301

    Sunland Extra Stabilized Organic Creamy Peanut

    Butter

    50 lb
    21705 Sunland Crunchy Peanut Butter 40 lb
    25704 Crunchy Sugar Butter 5 lb
    26704 Creamy Sugar Butter 5 lb
    072704 Sunland Almond Butter 5 lb
    003050 Dogsbutter RUC with Flax PB 16 oz
    4868772906

    Sunland Natural Almond Butter, Creamy Roasted

    Almond

    16 oz
    00989275

    Trader Joe's Valencia Peanut Butter with Roasted

    Flaxseeds, Crunchy and Salted

    00940795

    Trader Joe's Almond Butter with Roasted Flaxseeds,

    Crunchy & Salted

    16 oz

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