Salmonella Update - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

1/27/09

Salmonella Update

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The FDA inspection of the Georgia peanut facility linked to the recent salmonella outbreak is complete. They found several violations and even two strains of salmonella on the floor and problems with cleanliness measures. 

The most recent data shows more than 500 people have been infected and 108 were hospitalized, with a majority of cases found in children under the age of 16, linked to peanut butter crackers.  Eight deaths are linked to the outbreak.

FDA officials expect product recalls to continue.  You can check the FDA website for products that have been recalled by calling 1-800-232-4636 or click on the link below.

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FDA Peanut Butter Recalls
Click here for the latest from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the peanut butter/salmonella recall.

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