Recalls Involve Dog Treat Sold at Trader Joe's
76 types of peanut butter and almond butter manufactured by Sunland and sold to Trader Joe's have been recalled based on a salmonella outbreak linked to the products. Included is Dogsbutter, a peanut butter formulated for dogs.
According to the FDA and the CDC, 29 salmonella illnesses in 18 states have been linked to Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter.
Salmonella can cause the following symptoms: diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps. It is especially dangerous to children, the elderly and those with weak immune systems.
Brand names included in the 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.
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