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PCA Expands Nationwide Recall of Peanut Products

Feb 02, 2009

The Peanut Corporation of America has expanded its recall of all peanuts and peanut products processed in its Blakely, Ga., facility since January 1, 2007. The expanded recall includes all dry and roasted peanuts, granulated peanuts and peanut meal, as well as peanut paste and peanut butter, which were the identified in earlier recalls. The expanded recall comes amid an investigation by the Food and Drug Administration into a nationwide Salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 500 people since September. According to FDA, products from other PCA facilities are not involved. Members with questions may contact Allen Sayler, IDFA vice president of regulatory affairs and international standards, at asayler@idfa.org or Clay Detlefsen, IDFA vice president of regulatory affairs and counsel, at cdetlefsen@idfa.org. All others are encouraged to visit the FDA website, www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/salmonellatyph.html, for more details.

 

 
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