Peanut Corporation of America is recalling some of its peanut butter due to a salmonella outbreak.
“King Nut” and Parnell’s Pride” has been linked to a national Salmonella outbreak that has sickened almost 400 people in 42 states, including nine people in Colorado.
Peanut Corporation of America is a peanut processing company that makes peanut butter for bulk distribution to institutions, food service industries and private label food companies.
The company says none of the peanut butter being recalled is sold directly to consumers through retail stores.
All peanut butter affected was produced on or after July 1, 2008,
specific to the lot numbers and descriptions listed below:
Lot Numbers Affected: 8193, 8194, 8197, 8233, 8234, 8235, 8241, 8255, 8256, 8275, 8276, 8282, 8283, 8284, 8296, 8316, 8330, 8331, 8336, 8345, 8354.
551000 Creamy Stabilized Peanut Butter 6 ct / 5 lb
551006 Crunchy Stabilized Peanut Butter 6 ct / 5 lb
551020 Creamy Stabilized Peanut Butter 35 lb
551022 Natural Course Peanut Paste 35 lb
551025 Old Fashioned Creamy Peanut Butter with 1% Salt 35 lb
551035 Crunchy Natural Peanut Butter 35 lb
551040 Creamy Natural Peanut Butter 35 lb
551050 Creamy Stabilized Peanut Butter 50 lb
551050-D Dark Creamy Stabilized Peanut Butter 50 lb
551051 Creamy Stabilized Peanut Butter with Monodiglyceride50 lb
551053 Crunchy Stabilized Peanut Butter 50 lb
551072 Peanut Butter Variegate 45 lb
Customers who received the recalled product are being notified by telephone and in writing. The company also has set up a toll-free hotline number, 1-877-564-7080, to answer questions.
For more information, the public may call Danny Rifkin of the Colorado
Department of Public Health and Environment at 303-692-3644 or visit the company Web site by clicking on the link below.
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