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Peanut company officials indicted in contamination case

Peanut Corporation of America

Four former officials of the Peanut Corporation of America were named in a 75-count indictment Thursday on charges related to salmonella-tainted peanuts and peanut products... "The indictment alleges that PCA officials affirmatively lied to their customers about the presence of salmonella in PCA's products,'' said Stuart Delery, principal deputy assistant attorney general.


Peanut butter recall includes major retailers

Peanut Butter Recall

A recall of peanut butter and other nut products has some of the country's largest grocery stores pulling store-brand products off their shelves. New Mexico-based Sunland Inc. has expanded its recall of peanut butter and almond butter to include cashew butters, tahini and blanched and roasted peanut products. The company, which sells its nuts and nut butters to large groceries and other food distributors around the country, recalled products under multiple brand names last month after salmonella illnesses were linked to Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter, one of the brands it manufactures.


Officials warn of Trader Joe’s peanut butter hazard

Maryland health officials are advising consumers not to eat or buy a specific variety of Trader Joe’s peanut butter, because of what they said was “a potential link” to a salmonella outbreak.


Skippy peanut butter recall

Unilever United States, Inc., released a recall notification Friday for some of its 16.3-ounce plastic jars of Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy Reduced Fat Super Chunk Peanut Butter Spread.


Keebler recalls 17,000 cartons of fudge sticks

Keebler has recalled 17,000 eight-count cartons of Keebler Fudge Shoppe jumbo fudge sticks because the mislabeled cartons contain individually wrapped jumbo peanut butter sticks.


Peanut Corporation of America to Liquidate

Peanut Corporation of America to Liquidate

The Peanut Corporation of America filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Friday in United States Bankruptcy Court in Virginia.


Peanut firm boss urged shipping bad products

Peanut firm boss urged shipping bad products

The owner of a peanut company urged his workers to ship tainted products after receiving test results identifying salmonella, according to company e-mails disclosed  by a House committee.


Company in salmonella probe shuts 2nd plant

The peanut company at the center of an investigation into a deadly national salmonella outbreak said Tuesday it has suspended operations at a second processing plant.


Possibly tainted peanut butter sent to schools

The Agriculture Department shipped possibly contaminated peanut butter and other foods to schools in at least three states under a contract with the Georgia company blamed for a nationwide salmonella outbreak.


Peanut Corp of America says plant was inspected

Peanut Corp of America says plant was inspected

The U.S. peanut company at the center of a salmonella outbreak said on Wednesday federal and state regulators regularly visited a plant in Georgia that has been identified as the source of the contamination.


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