Peanut Corp. of America recalls peanut butter nationwide
Posted Jan 15 2009 6:25pm
3 people have died due to the salmonella poisoning. This is not in the grocery stores, but institutions and restaurants. For more information click here to visit the website. BD
Lynchburg-based Peanut Corp. of America company issued the recall late Tuesday for 21 lots of peanut butter made at a plant in Blakely, Ga., plant on or after July 1.
The company said none of the peanut butter being recalled is sold through retail stores. Its peanut butter is made for bulk distribution to institutions, food service industries and private label food companies. The company said the peanut butter is sold under the brand name Parnell's Pride and by the King Nut Co. as King Nut.
Health officials on Tuesday confirmed the deaths of two people in Virginia and one in Minnesota associated with a national salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 400 people in 43 states.