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Salmonella Peanut Butter

Peanut Mogul Found Guilty Of Selling Salmonella-Tainted Food

AP | By RUSS BYNUM and KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 11.20.2014 | Business

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may b...

My Mom Beat Brain Cancer Only To Die 'From Simply Eating Peanut Butter'

Posted 12.06.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

More than 48 million Americans become sick from contaminated food each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of those cas...

What Is Good for Consumers Is Good for Business

Malcolm Wittenberg | Posted 01.21.2013 | Home
Malcolm Wittenberg

For food producers, the impetus to produce the most food products at the lowest cost looms heavy. However, the motivation to ensure the safety of the products being sold should carry equal importance, if not more.

What Are The Signs Of Salmonella? Smucker's Peanut Butter Recalled Over Contamination Fears

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 04.16.2012 | Healthy Living

J.M. Smucker Co. recently announced that it is recalling 3,000 jars of its Smucker's Natural Peanut Butter Chunky from stores because the peanut butte...

Prosecuting Those Who Poison

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Marler

After once again spending time with victims of yet another outbreak of foodborne disease advocating for justice for themselves and family members, I t...

I Was a Victim of the Peanut Butter Recall

Scott Dodd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Dodd

I can't say that I was in the dark when I bought my honey-roasted peanut butter last week, but like so many people, I had the impression that someone was looking out for me.

Nut Anxiety: Fueling the Nut-Roasting Flames

Elicia Berger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elicia Berger

While there is valid concern for the safety of people with food allergies and the consequences of exposure, there is also the observation that the risks of food-related allergies have been over exaggerated

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The Academy Awards aren't until next Sunday, but this week provided some Oscar-worthy performances. There was A-Roid acting remorseful about using steroids (although, admittedly, this was nowhere near as convincing as when he denied having used them); Joaquin acting weirder than weird on Letterman; Nadya Suleman acting like there was a rational explanation for a single mom having 14 children via in vitro fertilization; eight banking CEOs unconvincingly acting contrite in front of Congress; peanut butter tycoon Stew Parnell acting like a Mafia don, repeatedly taking the 5th Amendment in front of Congress; and Sen. Judd Gregg acting schizophrenic, withdrawing as Commerce Secretary nominee over policy disagreements after previously lobbying for the post and promising that policy disagreements would not keep him from backing Obama's agenda.

Make Your Own Peanut Butter And Rest Easier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

I am peanut butter crazy. With no exaggeration, I can eat a jar of peanut butter by the spoonfuls, just like ice cream. If you like peanut butter as m...

Roosting Chickens

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

What does the unrelated cast of characters featured in this evening's newscast have in common? They all benefited from the tax cuts and deregulation policies of George W. Bush.

Can You Compost Tainted Peanut Butter?

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Treat your tainted peanut products as you would treat unwanted raw chicken bits. If you are fortunate enough to have a recalled product in hand rather...

Peanut Butter Sales Down 25 Percent

New York Times | ANDREW MARTIN and LIZ ROBBINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Many consumers, apparently disregarding the fine print of the salmonella outbreak and food recall caused by a Georgia peanut plant, are swearing off a...

Rat Found Roasting In Salmonella-Infected Peanut Plant

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(CBS) A former employee of the Georgia peanut plant at the center of a criminal investigation in a nationwide salmonella outbreak says he saw a rat dr...

Peanut Butter Processor Knowingly Endangers Consumers -- America Needs a Strong Food Safety System

Les Weisbrod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Les Weisbrod

At least 12 times in 2007 and 2008, Peanut Corporation of America deliberately endangered our families by knowingly putting contaminated peanut products into the chain of commerce.

Salmonella is a Bad Fairy Tale -- Really Bad!

Nancy Chuda | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nancy Chuda

Salmonella may as well be referred to as "the bad witch of the south," she's in your kids lunchbox and maybe even their brains. Imagine if you will ...

Salmonella Outbreak In Peanut Butter Leads To One Of Nation's Largest Ever Product Recalls


WASHINGTON — The salmonella outbreak spawned one of the largest ever product recalls Wednesday by a Georgia peanut plant where federal inspector...

Peanut Corporation of Shijiazhuang

Jeremy Haft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy Haft

China's system is broken, and so is ours. There are eerie similarities: Hamstrung regulators, callous companies that refuse to police their own products, and a population in the dark and at risk.

Only Seven States Remain Free From Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Peanut Butter

ABC News | LAUREN COX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The effects of salmonella contamination of peanut butter may not be quite as pervasive as those of a contaminated water supply, but it's close. ...

Salmonella In Crackers Confirmed By FDA

AP | EMILY FREDRIX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MILWAUKEE — Kellogg Co. said Monday federal authorities have confirmed that salmonella was found in a single package of its peanut butter cracke...

Peanut Butter Probe Expands, Salmonella Contamination Confirmed At Georgia Plant

AP | KATE BRUMBACK and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The latest national food safety investigation took on new urgency Friday as federal officials confirmed salmonella contamination at...

Peanut Butter Cracker Recall: Kellogg Recalls Crackers For Fear Of Salmonella

AP, HuffPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ROANOKE, Va. - A peanut butter maker that sells bulk supplies to institutions issued a nationwide recall as officials on Wednesday reported two more...

PEANUT BUTTER RECALL: King Nut, Parnell's Pride Pulled Over Salmonella Fears

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio distributor says it has recalled two brands of its peanut butter after an open container tested positive for salmonella...

Salmonella Outbreak Across US Linked To Peanut Butter

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — Federal officials have not yet identified the cause of a salmonella outbreak striking almost 400 people in 42 states, but state offici...