Peanut butter recall expands to over 400 products

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When samples would test positive, the plant would keep testing until it got a negative result, then ship the product out. In the meantime, no one bothered to change the problems that were causing the contamination.

The result? Over 500 illnesses and at least eight deaths,

Brilliant job, fellas. Expect to hear from lawyers and the police shortly.

Major national brands of jarred peanut butter are still safe, since the bulk butter sold by PCA largely ends up in processed foods. If you're concerned, check out the FDA's full list of recalled products

The number of products affected by the salmonella-tainted peanut butter coming out of a Peanut Corporation of America plant in Georgia has expanded. Again.

Federal investigators found roaches, mold, leaky roofs and other sanitary problems at the PCA plant, which provides bulk butter to the manufacturers of hundreds of peanut containing products. According to the AP, managers at that plant also continued to ship peanut products even after they were aware of the salmonella problem.

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