Monday, October 15, 2012
Sunland expands the list to include all products manufactured in its Peanut Butter Plant.
Love that peanut butter? Check your pantry for products on the latest peanut butter recall - the list has again been expanded by 139 products. Sunland, Inc. has voluntarily added every peanut product made in their plant in reference to the March 1, 2010 date. It has been expanded to include ALL products manufactured in its Peanut Butter Plant after March 1, 2010. These products have led to around 30 cases of Salmonella poisoning in 19 states. Though none of these cases are in Georgia, the products are sold locally. The FDA says that the expanded recall "adds forty-nine (49) products that are currently within the manufacturer’s recommended shelf-life, that is, the “Best-If-Used-By” dates have not expired. The expanded recall also adds …
Monday, September 24, 2012
The recalled Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter was distributed to Trader Joe’s stores nationwide.
Trader Joe’s is voluntarily recalling its Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter because of potential contamination with Salmonella. At this time, no confirmed illnesses directly linked to this product have been reported to Trader Joe’s, which is located at 635 West Crossville Road in Roswell. While we have no confirmed information that suggests this peanut butter is unsafe to eat, there is nothing more important to us than the health and safety of our customers and crew, and the quality of our products, stated a press release. In advance of the recall, Trader Joe’s removed the product from all store shelves. The recalled Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter was distributed to Trader Joe’s stores nationwide. The product comes in a 16 ounce, …
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Bank of North Georgia ‘Spread the Love’ by collecting four tons of PB&J to benefit local children.
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Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Bank of North Georgia's recent "Spread the Love" 4th Annual Peanut Butter and Jelly Food Drive was a huge success this year, benefitting local children through a partnership with 30 metro-area food banks, including North Fulton Community Charities in Roswell. In total, the banks collected 5,899 jars at 7,997 pounds, which is four tons of peanut butter and jelly; enough to make more than 63,978 sandwiches for children in metro Atlanta. The massive collection was possible thanks to the assistance of several area schools partnering with the bank, including Roswell's Chrysalis Experiential Academy, which collected the most of any school with 800 jars. The food pantry that received the most donated peanut butter and jelly was North Fulton …