Icky peanut butter

The latest food-poisoning scare

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January 21, 2009

You’ve probably already heard about the national recalls of foods (processed, generally) made with peanut butter contaminated with salmonella. Marion Nestle, as usual, has a nifty roundup on the topic, and notes that the salmonella appeared to have gotten into the peanuts after the peanuts were roasted — in other words, in the factory, not on the farm. So drop that Clif Bar already.

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