Over the few past years there have been countless peanut butter and peanut containing product recalls. Most of peanut butter recalls were initiated after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) became aware of an outbreak of Salmonella food poisoning illnesses.
Trader Joe’s Peanut Butter Recall Update 9/24/12: Retail grocery giant Trader Joe’s is now recalling Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter nationwide after being linked to at least 29 salmonella food poisoning illnesses in 18 states. According to reports, more than 75% of those who allegedly became ill after eating Trader Joe’s Peanut Butter were children under the age of 18. Click here to learn more.
Currently, there is multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections that have been linked to over approximately 4,000 peanut containing products. This type of Salmonella food poisoning is a serious, life-threatening illness which has the ability to cause death in children, the elderly and/or persons with weakened immune systems. All of the peanut products associated with this recall were associated with the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA), which has filed for bankruptcy.
- CDC – Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak Page
- FDA – Peanut Containing Product Recall (Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak): Main Page
To learn more about our law firms current peanut butter investigations, please scroll down to the “Related Content on our Website” section to learn more about each individual peanut butter recall.
Remember – If you or someone you know has become sick from a peanut butter induced food poisoning illness, you should seek medical attention immediately by visiting a qualified medical professional or by dialing 911.
FDA Video: Anatomy of an Outbreak – Salmonella Poisoning Outbreak & Peanut Butter
Below is an excellent video published by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the peanut butter recall stemming from King Nut peanut butter and products processed by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA).
You might also be interested in another FDA video: FDA’s Dr. Stephen Sundlof Do’s and Don’ts During the Peanut Salmonella Outbreak
Do I have a Peanut Butter Recall Lawsuit?
The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm are experienced teams of trial lawyers that focus exclusively on the representation of plaintiffs in peanut butter recalls and peanut containing product recall lawsuits. We are handling individual peanut butter lawsuits nationwide and currently accepting new recall cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of food poisoning, you should contact us immediately. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries by filing a food poisoning lawsuit and we can help.