Test finds salmonella in 1 peanut butter container
Source of Article: http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/tx/6269031.html© 2009 The Associated Press
Feb. 18, 2009, 12:23PM
The container was in the home of a
Isely said that because the container had been opened, it would be difficult to determine the source of the contamination.
Officials from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment didn't immediately return a call.
Vitamin Cottage officials voluntarily recalled their packed fresh-ground
peanut butter on Feb. 2 as a precaution because the peanuts came from the
Peanut Corp. of
A nationwide salmonella outbreak was traced to a Peanut Corp. of
The plants have closed and Peanut Corp. of
Isely said labels from the peanuts that Vitamin
Cottage used indicated they came from the
She said none of the unopened tubs of peanut butter taken from Vitamin Cottage stores has tested positive so far. She said the company is still awaiting results from tests on other containers.
Isely said an opened container taken from the
home of another
Vitamin Cottage, based in the
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