The following peanut product recalls have been announced because the products may be contaminated with salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems:
Texas Star Nut & Food Co. of Boerne, Texas, recalled raw peanuts distributed in Texas through retail grocery stores. No illnesses associated with this product have been reported to date, the company said. The product is packaged in 12-ounce plastic bags with UPC code 8-32112-00410-4 with product code date "sell by Jan. 11, 2009 thru July 11, 2009." The sell by date appears in the clear box that includes the product name "Raw Peanuts." Details: By phone, 1-866-455-8300.
Ultimate Nut and Candy Co. of Burbank, Calif., recalled specific peanut products distributed through its store in Los Angeles Farmer's Market and the Internet from Jan. 1, 2007, to Feb. 13, 2009. No illnesses associated with this product have been reported to date, the company said.
The products are Ultimate Nut & Candy Co. Sugar Free & Low Carb Milk Peanut Butter Cups, 5-ounce bags; Ultimate Confections Peanut Butter Crisp (A Chocolate Bark), 16-ounce; and Ultimate Nut & Candy Co. Peanut Butter Jars, 16-ounce. The products are coded 7001 to 7365, 8001 to 8365 and 9001 to 9044. Details: By phone, 1-800-767-5259.