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New Mexico-based Sunland Inc. recalled the products under multiple brand names after the Food and Drug Administration and the federal Centers for
The other peanut and almond butters have not been linked to the illness, but Sunland says the same manufacturing equipment was used for the Trader Joe's product. The FDA is currently inspecting Sunland's plant in Portales, N.M.
Trader Joe's recalled the Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter from its stores Saturday after consultation with the FDA and the CDC.
According to the CDC, people who were sickened reported becoming ill between June 11 and Sept. 2. More than 3/4 of those who became ill were children under the age of 18. The agencies won't say which states have reported those illnesses. But according to state
Brand names included in the voluntary recall are Archer Farms, Earth Balance, Fresh & Easy, Heinen's, Joseph's, Natural Value, Naturally More, Open Nature, Peanut Power Butter, Serious Food, Snaclite Power, Sprouts Farmers Market, Sprout's, Sunland and Dogsbutter.
Two additional Trader Joe's products are also included in the expanded recall: Trader Joe's Valencia Peanut Butter with Roasted Flaxseeds and Trader Joe's Almond Butter with Roasted Flaxseeds.
No other Sunland or Trader Joe's products are included in the recall.
"There is nothing more important to us than the health and safety of our customers," said Jimmie Shearer, the president and CEO of Sunland. "As a precautionary step, we have decided to voluntarily recall our Almond Butter and Peanut Butter products manufactured between May 1, 2012 and September 24, 2012. If you purchased these products, do not eat them. Please return the product to your supermarket for a full refund or dispose of it."
Salmonella can cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps 12 hours to 72 hours after infection. It is most dangerous to children, the elderly and others with weak immune systems.
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Man pleads guilty to Memphis officer's murder
May 21, 2013 22:22 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A former death row inmate is set to be released from prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder of a Memphis police officer.
Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Tuesday that she has accepted Timothy McKinney's guilty plea.
McKinney was convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Officer Don Williams. The officer was killed outside a comedy club in December 1997.
McKinney appealed and won a new trial, which ended with a deadlocked jury. A third trial earlier this year also ended in a hung jury.
The Commercial Appeal reports that McKinney was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Since he's already served more than 15 years -- including 11 on death row -- McKinney will be released this week.
Williams' family opposed the settlement.
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