Peanut Butter Salmonella Recall Expanded to Include Crackers, Cookies

An initial peanut butter recall issued last week for large tubs of peanut butter potentially contaminated with Salmonella, was expanded over the weekend to include peanut paste made at the same manufacturing plant. This paste may have been used by a number of different manufacturers in products like peanut butter crackers, cookies, cakes and ice cream.

Health officials indicate that a recent salmonella food poisoning outbreak, which has surfaced over the past four months, appears to be linked to peanut butter manufactured at a Georgia processing plant owned by Peanut Corporation of America.

Product samples have tested positive for Salmonella typhimurium, which is the same strain of bacteria that has been identified in over 400 people who have been sickened in at least 43 states.

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According to a peanut butter recall notice issued by Peanut Corporation of America on January 13, 2009, 21 lots of large 5 pound to 50 pound containers of peanut butter sold through distributors to schools, hospitals, nursing homes and other food service providers were recalled due to potential salmonella contamination.

At that time, the manufacturer indicated that none of the peanut butter recalled was being sold directly to consumers through retail stores.

On January 18, 2009, the Peanut Corporation of America recall was expanded to include peanut paste manufactured at the same Georgia processing plant. The peanut paste, which is a concentrated product containing ground, roasted peanuts, was sold to manufacturers of a variety of different products that contain peanut butter.

On Sunday and Monday, a number of different manufacturers who sold products containing peanut butter which may have come from paste produced by Peanut Corporation of America issued recalls of their own. Some of the recalls include variations of:

  • Austin Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Keebler Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Famous Amos Peanut butter Cookies
  • Keebler Peanut Butter Cookies
  • Perry’s Peanut Butter Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt
  • Shurfine Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream
  • Wegmans Peanut Butter Ice Cream
  • Little Debbie Peanut Butter Crackers
  • South Bend Chocolate and Fudge with Peanut Butter
  • Food Lion Peanut Butter Cookies
  • Lofthouse Peanut Butter Cookies
  • Chuck’s Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies
  • Pastries Plus Gourmet Cookies
  • Wal-Mart Peanut Butter Cookies

Given the growing number of products being recalled and the difficulty identifying which products may contain contaminated peanut butter with salmonella, the FDA is urging consumers to avoid eating any commercially-prepared products with peanut butter or peanut butter served at hospitals, nursing homes, schools or other institutional food service locations.

Peanut butter salmonella food poisoning could result in nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever or abdominal cramps, with symptoms often appearing within 12 to 72 hours and lasting from 4 to 7 days.

While most healthy adults recover without substantial long-term complications, young children, older individuals and those with a weak immune system could be at a greater risk of serious infection, which may result in hospitalization or even death if not treated promptly.

Consumers who believe that they may have peanut butter products that were recalled can contact the manufacturer for additional information.

Food poisoning attorneys who are investigating and reviewing potential peanut butter salmonella lawsuits have recommended that any individuals who have been sickened by a peanut butter product preserve and store any uneaten portions for future testing. The products should be stored in a manner to prevent further consumption.

85 Comments

  • J.D.October 14, 2017 at 8:06 pm

    OCT.14.2017 I BOUGHT NUTTER BUTTER BY NABISCO. SO FAR BEFORE I HAD NEVER HAD A COMPLAINT ABOUT A NABISCO PRODUCT UNTIL I PURCHASED AND CONSUMED A FEW NUTTER BUTTER COOKIES BY PRODUCT. BUT I WAS LOOKING FOR COOKIES THAT HAD A BIT OF CRUNCH TO IT, AND CAME ACROSS NUTTER BUTTER. AT FIRST I HAD A PLEASANT SENSATION FROM THEM, BUT NOT KNOWINGLY THAT SUCH COOKIES WOULD BE MAKING ME SICK, AND FOUR DAYS [Show More]OCT.14.2017 I BOUGHT NUTTER BUTTER BY NABISCO. SO FAR BEFORE I HAD NEVER HAD A COMPLAINT ABOUT A NABISCO PRODUCT UNTIL I PURCHASED AND CONSUMED A FEW NUTTER BUTTER COOKIES BY PRODUCT. BUT I WAS LOOKING FOR COOKIES THAT HAD A BIT OF CRUNCH TO IT, AND CAME ACROSS NUTTER BUTTER. AT FIRST I HAD A PLEASANT SENSATION FROM THEM, BUT NOT KNOWINGLY THAT SUCH COOKIES WOULD BE MAKING ME SICK, AND FOUR DAYS I FELT REALLY SICK, WITH CRAMPS, MY MIND SEEMED TO START WORKING, GOING OR FEELING USELESS, NOT ABLE TO SLEEP RIGHT.THE CAUSE.? THE PEANUT BUTTER. I THOUGHT IT WAS JUST THE PEANUT BUTTER, AND REMOVED THE PEANUT BUTTER FROM THE BUTTER COOKIE, BUT AFTER EATING IT JUST GAVE ME THE NO-NO TO EATING IT (YOU FEEL SORT OF A CONVULSION), IT TOO FELT AND TASTED SICKENING. I KNOW THAT PEANUTS ARE NOT A PROBLEM FOR ME. IT IS THE PEANUTS IN NUTTER BUTTER MUST BE GMO. I AM NOT ALLERGIC TO PEANUTS. CONSUMING GMO PEANUTS IS WHAT MAKES PEOPLE THINK THAT THEY ARE ALLERGIC. I HAD BEEN EATING PLENTY OF PEANUTS BEFORE BUYING -THE NUTTER BUTTER. WHEN I STARTED EATING THE NUTTER BUTTER I HAD STOPPED EATING PEANUTS, AND IT SEEMED THAT EATING THEM WOULD BE EATING COOKIES AND PEANUTS. FOR THE NUMBER OF COOKIES I ATE AND HOW VERY, VERY SICK I BECAME IS NOT COMPREHENSIBLE. WHAT A BIG MISTAKE I MADE BUYING THOSE NUTTER BUTTER COOKIES. NEVER WOULD I REALLY UNDERSTAND THE EFFECT OF EATING THOSE COOKIES WOULD BE FOR ANYONE AFTER EATING A FEW OF THEM, AND I MEAN EATING LIKE ONE TO TWO "A DAY". UNLESS IT HAPPENED TO ME THE FEELING OF BEING SICK, REALLY VERY, VERY SICK IS THAT YOU FEEL DOOMED, AND DO NOT KNOW WHEN YOU WILL GET WELL. PEANUTS ARE GOOD AND HAVE MANY HEALTH BENEFITS OF COURSE ALL PEANUTS DO HAVE TO BE PROCESSED PROPERLY. THE NUTTER BUTTER MAKES ME THINK IT HAS DEATH IN IT. I AM GLAD THAT THAT BRIEF AWFUL EXPERIENCE IS OVER, OVER, OVER.!!!!! BUT HOW FAST, AND HORRIBLY ILL I BECAME IN SUCH A SHORT TIME FROM VERY LITTLE YET SO POTENT. I ADHERE TO A VERY CONSTANT AND EVEN HABIT OF WHAT I EAT OR WHAT I DRINK. THE ONLY THING CHANGED, THE PEANUTS FOR NUTTER BUTTER. HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL AND DO GET SICK BUT WILL HAVE NO IDEA WHAT MADE THEM SICK. OR IF THEY END AT THE HOSPITAL WILL BE TOLD THAT THEY ARE ALLERGIC TO PEANUTS.? WHEN THE REAL PROBLEM MAY JUST BE RAW, NOT WELL PROCESSED PEANUTS, OR GMO PEANUTS.

  • JesseJune 2, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    Ever since before I thought peanut butter was good. But then when I read this article, I will never eat peanut butter again!!!!!!

  • KarenMarch 6, 2014 at 5:33 am

    I had a beautifully mountain hike up a mountain feeling absolutely fantastic. After 2 hrs I are a nature vally sweet and salty peanut bar I went on up and suddenly started a gurgley feeling. After 2 more hours my head stomach and body hurt. When I got home I started vomiting and had diarrhea so severely I thought I was really going to die. My husband wanted to take me to er. I was too weak to mo[Show More]I had a beautifully mountain hike up a mountain feeling absolutely fantastic. After 2 hrs I are a nature vally sweet and salty peanut bar I went on up and suddenly started a gurgley feeling. After 2 more hours my head stomach and body hurt. When I got home I started vomiting and had diarrhea so severely I thought I was really going to die. My husband wanted to take me to er. I was too weak to move. He also ate bars that week. Twice he thought he was coming down with some thing. I'm positive it was the bar. Please do not eat these!!!!!!!!!!

  • DianeAugust 1, 2013 at 4:55 pm

    Ate Nabisco Nutter Butter Bites 2 days ago and for the following 2 days had GI cramping, diarrhea, chills and dizziness. I do believe it was the peanut butter paste in the cookie bites.

  • BetsyMarch 13, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    3/12/12 I found a worm crawling on a Austin PB Cracker, that I was just about to put in my mouth! Also was one crawling on the 1 cracker, remaining in the package. I had already eaten 4 of these crackers!! There were 4 packages left in the cupboard, that I also opened. In 2 of them, I found 2 shriveled up, dead worms. DISGUSTING!! I called the 800 number, on the back of the package to report it. [Show More]3/12/12 I found a worm crawling on a Austin PB Cracker, that I was just about to put in my mouth! Also was one crawling on the 1 cracker, remaining in the package. I had already eaten 4 of these crackers!! There were 4 packages left in the cupboard, that I also opened. In 2 of them, I found 2 shriveled up, dead worms. DISGUSTING!! I called the 800 number, on the back of the package to report it. They will contact all of the local stores & have them removed off of the shelves.

  • janieMarch 10, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    Not meaning offense, but those of you who are sick after eating products not made in the affected peanut processing plant -- people do get intestinal upsets caused by viruses or other things. And a large number of people get sick (or well, in the case of placebos) from the power of suggestion. That is not an insult, it is just a tendency present in all humans. Which isn't to say it couldn't also [Show More]Not meaning offense, but those of you who are sick after eating products not made in the affected peanut processing plant -- people do get intestinal upsets caused by viruses or other things. And a large number of people get sick (or well, in the case of placebos) from the power of suggestion. That is not an insult, it is just a tendency present in all humans. Which isn't to say it couldn't also be that your peanuts were contaminated but just because you got sick after eating something doesn't mean that's what made you sick.

  • amyJanuary 6, 2011 at 5:05 am

    I just made chocolate peanut butter bars using natural jif, and after eating, also experienced similar symptoms that Bridget and her children experienced.. chills, cramps, gas, and diarrhea. Anyone else have a similar experience with natural jif?

  • joeNovember 18, 2010 at 9:44 pm

    Seems if you are getting sick, you would stop using the product and return it to the store, common sense should take over! I don't know why God allowed you to reproduce.

  • BridgetNovember 16, 2010 at 12:44 pm

    I and my children have gotten sick after eating natural Jif, three times now. I have narrowed it down to that. The symptoms are chills, cramping, gas, sulfur burps, diahrea, and vomiting. I haven't heard of a recall either, but I have one full jar and two partials left. I think if I use it for baking cookies, maybe we won't get sick. I wish I knew how to get it tested.

  • ShannonSeptember 25, 2010 at 1:17 am

    How do I report worms found in Austin PB crackers. The store didn't wasn't sure when I took them back and showed them.

  • MichealJune 26, 2010 at 5:12 pm

    I want to know how I can report nausea, from eating Roasted Honey Nut Skippy Creamy Peanut Butte, Net WT 16.3 oz. Best if used by Dec 0210lk01 18:22. I like to get it tested.

  • DawnJune 3, 2010 at 2:51 pm

    Is there a new recall or issue with peanut butter? I now have nausea, stomach pain, cramping, chills for the third time in 2 weeks, and I just ate the PB this morning.

  • ChristineMay 5, 2010 at 5:46 pm

    Sadly enough, I didn't even know of the peanut butter recall. I eat peanut butter all the time but just recently purchased a jar of all Natural Jif (manufactured by Schmucker company). The first 2 times, I ate it in a protein shake and got sick to my stomach after. I just assumed I wasn't use to have the protein (it had been a while). The 3rd time today, I ate the peanut butter without the shak[Show More]Sadly enough, I didn't even know of the peanut butter recall. I eat peanut butter all the time but just recently purchased a jar of all Natural Jif (manufactured by Schmucker company). The first 2 times, I ate it in a protein shake and got sick to my stomach after. I just assumed I wasn't use to have the protein (it had been a while). The 3rd time today, I ate the peanut butter without the shake and got sick again. Even worse - stomach pain, chills, etc. This is what prompted me to check online. I don't care if Jif is not on the recall list yet, it soon will be I am guessing.

  • BobMay 18, 2009 at 5:21 pm

    Why do people keep eating the bars if they know there's possible salmonella poisoning?

  • CarolynMarch 31, 2009 at 6:39 pm

    I have gotten Nature Valley Crunchy Honey & Oats. I saw the ingrediants and it had peanut but they were fine like their website says. When is this peanut issue going to be over and solved?

  • HarrisonMarch 23, 2009 at 2:17 pm

    I had some Nabisco Nutter butter patties, and got sick, but wasn't sure if it were related to this recall. I saved them for a month or so to see if they were recalled, but winded up eating them anyway....they tasted too good. Guess what......I got sick again. :(

  • LisaMarch 9, 2009 at 8:43 pm

    My husband was violently sick last night and I noticed that the Girls Scouts cookies "Peanut Butter Patties" have been opened and some eaten. Does this mean he has salmonella?

  • peggyFebruary 25, 2009 at 5:05 am

    yes KK turtles carry salmonella - I have owned plenty of these little guy's and after you handle them immediately wash your hands and I used to also use the antibacterial hand stuff also -

  • PaulFebruary 24, 2009 at 6:00 am

    A friend of mine in Costa Rica has been eating Nature Valley Peanutbutter bars and today, feb 23, woke up sick as a dog!!! with all of the symptoms. Folks, this is overseas!!! Is there a recall for other countries? What is the treatment? Is ti hospital only or can he take something or just "ride it out"?

  • BradFebruary 21, 2009 at 1:48 am

    My wife ate a Nature Valley Crunchy Peanut Butter Bar on Thursday morning at 7:30a.m. By 7:00p.m. last night, she was violently ill(diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and severe cramping). It's now 24-hours later and she has not improved. I just checked her in to the ER. They want to test her stool, but after 24 straight hours of diarrhea, she can't produce a sample anymore, even though the nausea, vo[Show More]My wife ate a Nature Valley Crunchy Peanut Butter Bar on Thursday morning at 7:30a.m. By 7:00p.m. last night, she was violently ill(diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and severe cramping). It's now 24-hours later and she has not improved. I just checked her in to the ER. They want to test her stool, but after 24 straight hours of diarrhea, she can't produce a sample anymore, even though the nausea, vomiting & cramping are still there. I don't care if these bars are not on the recall list...Don't eat them.

  • P CatronFebruary 20, 2009 at 2:15 am

    I bought two jars of peanut butter (sold together) of JIF peanut butter a bbefore Christmas. One jar is almost empty and I am wondering whether to open the other jar. I have not been sick. Also havae some Nature Valley sweet and salty peanut bars.

  • elaineFebruary 17, 2009 at 9:47 pm

    i would like to know how to tell the difference between peanut paste and other peanut coatings on the recall produtcs.i also have several boxes of nature valley sweet and salty nut granola bars.some we have eaten expire in jan.09 and may 09.thank goodness haven' t got sick.yet also the co.needs to put phone no.on items for consumers to call. and list what plant the items are made at..

  • elaineFebruary 17, 2009 at 9:39 pm

    I would like to know how to tell the difference between peanut paste and coating on snack bars etc.why don't the companys making the peanut item put the company they get their peanuts from.also a phone number where consumers can call about their recall products.I also have several boxes of nature valley

  • katieFebruary 17, 2009 at 5:27 pm

    I just checked the Nature Valley website and its www.naturevalley.com and it states that none of there products are part of this massive recall .They do NOT use peanuts from peanut corp of america so there goods are safe to enjoy.

  • LisaFebruary 17, 2009 at 4:01 pm

    My husband ate Girl Scout peanut butter cookies and became violently ill. Are they linked to salmonella?

  • kkFebruary 17, 2009 at 3:58 pm

    Is resses peanut butter cups safe to eat becuse i ate on and i never got sick. Well at least not that i know of

  • KKFebruary 17, 2009 at 3:55 pm

    We have a turtle at our house and people say that it has salmonella also!! Is that true?

  • BetteFebruary 16, 2009 at 3:22 pm

    I also ate Nature Valley Sweet & Salty Nut Granola Bars and I was sick with diarrhea and a bad headache not long after. I am not positive it is the bars but I wouldn't take the chance and eat them!

  • NicoleFebruary 14, 2009 at 8:11 pm

    I just bought Blue Bunny Ice cream from Wall-mart. I ate a bowl full when I noticed this ice cream contained nuts such as peanuts and I immediately went to bluebunny.com and I saw that this item has been recalled because of the peanuts. And Wall-mart still has it on there shelf. I'm really scared and i don't know what to do!!!. I'm not experiencing any symptoms yet its too soon to tell but IM VERY[Show More]I just bought Blue Bunny Ice cream from Wall-mart. I ate a bowl full when I noticed this ice cream contained nuts such as peanuts and I immediately went to bluebunny.com and I saw that this item has been recalled because of the peanuts. And Wall-mart still has it on there shelf. I'm really scared and i don't know what to do!!!. I'm not experiencing any symptoms yet its too soon to tell but IM VERY SCARED!!!!!! LIKE IM LIKE FREKING OUT! I MADE A MISTAKE AND BOUGHT THAT STUPID GOOD FOR NOTHING ICECREAM.. I DIDNT EVEN KNOW THERE WHERE PEANUTS IN IT WHY THE HELL WOULD YOU PUT PEANUTS IN THAT!???

  • DaveFebruary 14, 2009 at 6:49 pm

    I have had salmonella before and I had it again last night, not fun! from eating a sweet and salty peanut bar.

  • smwFebruary 14, 2009 at 6:41 pm

    My son ate the crunchy Nature Valley crunchy peanut butter. Before 24 hours were out he had cramping and severe diarrehea. He was just recovering from flu and head cold. Getting better, then he ate a granola bar and back new symptoms - diarrehea. I think these should be recalled. Watch for them!

  • MichaelFebruary 13, 2009 at 7:29 pm

    I ate these bars starting on Monday. By Wednesday I was extremely sick. Severe stomach cramps and diarrhea every 10 minutes. I bought them in a grocery store in southwestern PA. Watch out for these

  • ctFebruary 13, 2009 at 4:26 pm

    I also got sick from ONE NATURE'S VALLEY PEANUT BUTTER BAR. WE extremely sick for 3 days, vomiting, diarrhea, SEVERE stomach cramps every 15 minutes. I wanted to die. Please do not eat these, they are NOT safe.

  • John tFebruary 12, 2009 at 7:35 pm

    Jif presently has no recall on it's peanut butter and claims not to use any products from P.C.A .skippy I'm not sure about .However I purchased Peter Pan and I'm returning it. one lot number is recalled however I've read that you shouldn't eat any manufactured since 2006 . also I think I'll pitch my n.v.granola bars better safe than sorry.

  • RockFebruary 12, 2009 at 6:24 am

    I've been eating Sweet and Salty Peanut bars by Nature Valley at least 3-4 times a week and have been fine..?

  • nancyFebruary 12, 2009 at 12:16 am

    i got sick and i ate pistaccios from cosco could i have gootten sick from that bad pain in stomache and vomiting and i ate jiffy peanut butter

  • PatFebruary 9, 2009 at 9:24 pm

    Read the ingredients of anything that you are going to eat. Avoid 'anything' with peanuts, peanut butter, peanut paste. It's that simple. I am even avoiding nuts altogether. You can also check on FDA.GOV and do a search.

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  • RichardFebruary 8, 2009 at 2:19 pm

    I had skipped lunch and a colleague gave me Nature Valley Peanut Butter Granola Bars-crunchy-- about six hours later it was like a light switch- I started feeling nauseous and immediately got severe diarrhea and vomiting simultaneously- It was horrendous, and the sickest I have ever been, landing me in the hospital. It is now eight days past and I am finally feeling better. People are asking what[Show More]I had skipped lunch and a colleague gave me Nature Valley Peanut Butter Granola Bars-crunchy-- about six hours later it was like a light switch- I started feeling nauseous and immediately got severe diarrhea and vomiting simultaneously- It was horrendous, and the sickest I have ever been, landing me in the hospital. It is now eight days past and I am finally feeling better. People are asking what about this, what about that-- Do yourselves a favor- eat NOTHING made of peanuts and peanut butter at this time! You can live without it, and trust me, it's not worth whatever $$ investment or dependance you may have in the products!

  • anitaFebruary 7, 2009 at 1:05 am

    My husband was rushed to the er in an ambulance 2 weeks ago. He had severe abdominal pain, very weak and heavy sweating. We thought this was a heart attack. He is still having some of these symptoms. With the medical tests still being done, they haven't found anything yet. We were shopping today and saw the recall on Atkin's PB bars. He eats at least 1 of these a day. This really makes me wonder i[Show More]My husband was rushed to the er in an ambulance 2 weeks ago. He had severe abdominal pain, very weak and heavy sweating. We thought this was a heart attack. He is still having some of these symptoms. With the medical tests still being done, they haven't found anything yet. We were shopping today and saw the recall on Atkin's PB bars. He eats at least 1 of these a day. This really makes me wonder if this could be his problem.

  • TahlFebruary 7, 2009 at 12:53 am

    I ate a Nature Valley Sweet and Salty bar on feb. 3rd, and 24 hours later i was the sickest i have ever been... Even tho they're not om the recall list i wouldnt eat them.

  • CherFebruary 6, 2009 at 7:59 pm

    I ate a Nature Valley Sweet and Salty Peanut Bar two days ago, and I am NOT sick. They are NOT on the recall list on General Mills web site, and they are safe to eat.

  • ErinFebruary 5, 2009 at 8:51 pm

    This link from General Mills explains which of their products are being recalled: http://www.generalmills.com/corporate/media_center/news_release_detail.aspx?itemID=36473&catID=227 No Nature Valley listed.

  • LisaFebruary 5, 2009 at 7:08 pm

    I've been eating these nature valley bars for almost two years, and suddenly this box I start vomiting, cramping and diarrhea. I thought I had the flu, but yesterday I ate another one because they weren't on the recall list, and lo and behold I'm sick again today.

  • SudyFebruary 5, 2009 at 6:31 pm

    Is skippy one of the products infected?

  • CaryFebruary 5, 2009 at 5:23 pm

    General Mills News Release below says Nature Valley products are not recalled. They only have two that are: LĂ„RABAR Peanut Butter Cookie flavor snack bars and JamFrakas Peanut Butter Blisscrisp flavor snack bars. http://www.generalmills.com/corporate/media_center/news_release_detail.aspx?itemID=36473&catID=227

  • NormaFebruary 4, 2009 at 3:01 am

    I was very sick for four or five days when i went to the hospital.I had eaten Food Lion peanut butter and cheese crackers. Lot # L1205 and #E61846. I Had severe diarreha, vomiting and a sub temp. I normally have high blood pressure, but my pressure was very low , for me I also had severe stomach cramps. But the Doctors would not mention any thing about salmonella.

  • NormaFebruary 4, 2009 at 2:57 am

    I was very sick for four or five days when i went to the hospital.I had eaten Food Lion peanut butter and cheese crackers. Lot # L1205 and #E61846. I Had severe diarreha, vomiting and a sub temp. I normally have high blood pressure, but my pressure was very low , for me. But the Doctors said i had gastrointerites. They didnt even want to talk mention salmonella.

  • loniaFebruary 4, 2009 at 2:41 am

    What about clif bars ?????

  • YolandaFebruary 3, 2009 at 5:38 pm

    I have been eating the Nature Valley Peanut Butter Granola Bars-crunchy and have had no symtoms.

  • ErikFebruary 2, 2009 at 2:41 pm

    Have Jif Peanuts and Peanut butter been recalled yet?

  • loriFebruary 2, 2009 at 12:27 pm

    Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Bars, variety pack includes peanut butter. Are these of concern.

  • StaceyFebruary 2, 2009 at 2:29 am

    How do I find an exact list of everything that has been recalled for this? Just when this recall came out I was in the ER. Horribly sick, That was on a Saturday. That following Monday I was stilll horribly sick and back to the doctor and now missing a day of work. I have all the labs results back and I have this. I would like a list of exactly what has been recalled so I know where it came from. I[Show More]How do I find an exact list of everything that has been recalled for this? Just when this recall came out I was in the ER. Horribly sick, That was on a Saturday. That following Monday I was stilll horribly sick and back to the doctor and now missing a day of work. I have all the labs results back and I have this. I would like a list of exactly what has been recalled so I know where it came from. It's been a week now and I still am sick. On medication but this is just horrible. I would not wish this one anyone!

  • RobFebruary 1, 2009 at 9:40 pm

    We have a box of 48 bars bought at Costco with an expiration date of May 28, 2009. We bought the box before Christmas. The box is over half empty, and none of us have been sick.

  • keriFebruary 1, 2009 at 5:57 am

    My question is why have you not gone to a physican or your Health Department to recieve testing for Samonella ? If you believe you have the symptoms it is very foolish not to find out for sure if you have the illness. Samonella is not something that leaves your body in just a few days, it may stay in your system without symptoms for up to six months.

  • jenFebruary 1, 2009 at 4:26 am

    Only comment on Sweet and Salty bars....If you ate 3 of them...Salmonella could be...but more likely a rush because of natures fiber, high sodium intake and lake of H2O can also give you Diahrrea. Realize that besides Salmonella there is also running rampid today a lack of enzymes in our intestines that can also cause diahrrea, and severe intestinal/stomach cramps....I guess I'm just saying; be c[Show More]Only comment on Sweet and Salty bars....If you ate 3 of them...Salmonella could be...but more likely a rush because of natures fiber, high sodium intake and lake of H2O can also give you Diahrrea. Realize that besides Salmonella there is also running rampid today a lack of enzymes in our intestines that can also cause diahrrea, and severe intestinal/stomach cramps....I guess I'm just saying; be cautious, contact your physician or ER if your symptoms persist...but use common sense as well.

  • DavidFebruary 1, 2009 at 12:43 am

    Lovin Oven, LLC Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Certain Health Valley Organic Peanut Crunch Chewy Granola Bars (January 21) To the person who thinks eating organic solves all your problems - try this notice from the FDA website on the recall. Organic is a rip-off. BTW - so far, Nature Valley granola bars containing peanuts are not on the recall list.

  • AliciaJanuary 31, 2009 at 12:38 am

    Our family is also ill after eating Sweet and Salty Nut bars by General Mills.

  • CindyJanuary 31, 2009 at 12:09 am

    My mom ate two Austin Peanut Butter crackers and immediately started having diarrhea and vomitted (with bile). But I had been eating the same crackers from the same box and one just yesterday. I don't have any symptoms.

  • GingerJanuary 30, 2009 at 2:19 am

    My husband and I have eaten Sweet & Salty Peanut bars for several years without incident. They are not on the list of recalls. However we have been experiencing terrible diarrhea and vomiting just recently, so we are going to throw the rest of the bars away. I am not sure why these General Mills bars have not been recalled. From our experience, and the previous comments, they definitely s[Show More]My husband and I have eaten Sweet & Salty Peanut bars for several years without incident. They are not on the list of recalls. However we have been experiencing terrible diarrhea and vomiting just recently, so we are going to throw the rest of the bars away. I am not sure why these General Mills bars have not been recalled. From our experience, and the previous comments, they definitely should be recalled. They are dangerous and most likely contain salmonella.

  • AmandaJanuary 30, 2009 at 12:16 am

    OHH my gosh. I just bought 8 boxes of those peanut butter bars and i have been eating them for breakfast lunch and dinner. im not veryy sick but i have been feeling whoozy shortly after eating the bars. I noticed that some taste really weird. I didnt eat those, but i was worried so i looked the brand up on the internet. I dont know. I threw mine away just to be safe.

  • SarahJanuary 29, 2009 at 4:31 pm

    I have been eating the nature valley sweet and salty bars all week...so far I have not been sick, so maybe the box I have is okay. My husband had a peanut butter Detour bar and was sick all day. He is fine now and we didn't see the Detour bars on the recall list, but just to be safe we are not going to eat them.

  • JoJanuary 29, 2009 at 12:45 pm

    Our son has been eating one to two Austin peanut butter crackers per day since school started in September. He eats one package per day for his school snack. And then he is known to occasionally have another package later in the afternoon or evening. As soon as I heard about the contamination, I threw away the remaining packages in our cupboards. For the past month now, our son has been experienci[Show More]Our son has been eating one to two Austin peanut butter crackers per day since school started in September. He eats one package per day for his school snack. And then he is known to occasionally have another package later in the afternoon or evening. As soon as I heard about the contamination, I threw away the remaining packages in our cupboards. For the past month now, our son has been experiencing stomach pain, vomiting and diarreah. He has missed a total of four days of school in the last month. Could this be a stomach flu? Of course! But does it have us thinking? Sure does!

  • ErnestJanuary 29, 2009 at 5:31 am

    I was sick with last week with two days of the worst diarrhea I have ever had. The two peanut products I had eaten were Smucker's All Natural Peanut Butter and Nature Valley Granola bars (variety pack). Neither of these are on the recall list.

  • LisaJanuary 29, 2009 at 3:22 am

    I ate a Nature Valley Sweet and Salty Peanut bar yesterday around 9am and even checked the recall list before I ate it just to be sure. I experienced stomach cramping and diarrhea starting around 5pm and lasting all last night and all today - no vomiting though. Not fun.

  • EricJanuary 28, 2009 at 7:36 pm

    ate only one nature valley peanut butter and couldn't function for 2 days, so sick, yet the FDA has yet to add to list WFT!!!

  • cathyJanuary 28, 2009 at 7:32 pm

    I have a box of variety crunchy nature valley bars for my kids school snacks and their are peanut butter crunchy bars in it, I'm wondering if they're not safe even though they're not listed as recalls. Should I take them back to the store?

  • LoriJanuary 28, 2009 at 2:37 pm

    I have been eating nature valley peanut butter crunchy bars for almost a year now. I have been sick (going on 7 months) 4 emergency room visits. Doctors say I have mulititude of symptoms. Major pain one of them. I looked up this bar on the FDA site. It was not listed. I finally went to a homeopath. He said I had samonella. I guess iIll have to keep my eyes out for this product to be recalle[Show More]I have been eating nature valley peanut butter crunchy bars for almost a year now. I have been sick (going on 7 months) 4 emergency room visits. Doctors say I have mulititude of symptoms. Major pain one of them. I looked up this bar on the FDA site. It was not listed. I finally went to a homeopath. He said I had samonella. I guess iIll have to keep my eyes out for this product to be recalled.

  • DeborahJanuary 28, 2009 at 11:54 am

    I ate one Sweet and Salty Nut bar at 7 p.m. on Monday 1/26, made by General Mills. Within one hour I had diarrhea and vomiting that is still going on. I stopped vomiting by 5 a.m. but the diarrhea continues. I am so weak I can hardly stand. I have the box here.

  • micheleJanuary 27, 2009 at 7:27 pm

    I just ate a nature valley sweet and salty peanut granola bar, I don't feel so well stomach cramps.

  • mikeJanuary 27, 2009 at 2:14 pm

    i got sick from a nature valley peanut butter bar.. the one where the bottom of the bar is coated in peanut butter. i ate it on Jan 20 and had to take two days off from work

  • allanJanuary 27, 2009 at 6:43 am

    My wife ate 3 Nature Valley Sweet & Salty Nut bars on January 24th and on the 25th she became extremely ill with the symtoms of a texbook case of salmonella poisoning. Where do I send the remaining 3 nut bars for testing?

  • jimJanuary 26, 2009 at 3:57 pm

    Has anyone fallen ill from Nature Valley Sweet and Salty Peanut Bars?

  • bobjJanuary 24, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    Paige:You certainly will know if you wind up in the emergency room!!

  • PaigeJanuary 22, 2009 at 2:07 am

    today, 21 January, i ate a Nature Valley Sweet and Salty Peanut Bar. Does anyone know if that is contaminated??

  • Peanut Butter Salmonella Deaths and Injuries Lead to Lawsuits : AboutLawsuits.comJanuary 21, 2009 at 5:20 pm

    [...] peanut butter salmonella contamination has been linked to a peanut processing plant in Georgia, which is operated by Peanut Corporation of [...]

  • PBJJanuary 20, 2009 at 8:49 pm

    Organic is no better - Nature's Path Organic Optimum is on the FDA recall list

  • DavidJanuary 20, 2009 at 8:43 pm

    I was sick for 2 days from eating the Austin Peanut butter crackers. I had to come home from work early for 2 days. I think there should be a class action lawsuit.

  • CcJanuary 20, 2009 at 7:14 pm

    I ate 2 peanut butter sandwiches 3 nights ago I started feelin sick 2 nights ago. I have Skippy peanut butter. Is that what it is from? I have stopped eating it the other person that was also eating out of this jar has been feelin the same way...

  • HoraceJanuary 20, 2009 at 6:50 pm

    Is paste used in the manufacture of peanut brittle candy?

  • Peanut Butter Crackers found to have Salmonella : AboutLawsuits.comJanuary 20, 2009 at 4:46 pm

    [...] Peanut Corporation of America expanded their peanut butter recall on January 16, 2009, to include peanut paste produced at the facility, at least 9 companies have [...]

  • HeidiJanuary 20, 2009 at 2:59 am

    Buy organic, people! These large companies producing unhealthy food are always the ones with the outbreaks. Why would something found in raw chicken end up in peanut butter? Gross!

  • RPJanuary 20, 2009 at 12:09 am

    Can we purchase peanut butter in a bottle or plastic jas such as Jiffy or skippy?

  • GeneJanuary 19, 2009 at 11:57 pm

    So ... I had some product. I throw it out and the offending company can't replace my product? How's that going to work. I'm throwing it out ... don't want to get sick, but I purchased bad product.

  • CarlaJanuary 19, 2009 at 10:00 pm

    I am one of those affected after eating the Austin brand cookies. I have been sick for the last 2 days and heaven knows how much longer it will take to get me back to my original health.

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