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January 19, 2009: Salmonella Found In Austin Peanut Butter Crackers

Kellogg Co. has announced that federal authorities have confirmed the presence of Salmonella in its peanut butter crackers.  According to the company, Salmonella contamination was detected by the FDA in a package of Austin Quality Foods Toasty Crackers with Peanut Butter. ...

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This finding is not surprising, as it stands to reason that if a product is manufactured using Salmonella contaminated ingredients, then the end product itself will be contaminated with Salmonella. Fearing just this scenario, food companies and retailers have been scrambling to recall products made with Peanut Corporation of America’s contaminated peanut butter, or peanut butter paste. 

The following Kellogg products produced on or after July 1, 2008, are subject to recall:

  • Austin® Quality Foods Cheese Crackers with Peanut Butter - all sizes
  • Austin® Quality Foods Cheese & Peanut ButterSandwich Crackers – all sizes
  • Austin® Quality Foods Mega Stuffed Cheese Crackers with Peanut Butter – all sizes
  • Austin® Quality Foods PB & J Cracker Sandwiches – all sizes
  • Austin® Quality FoodsSuper Snack Pack Sandwich Crackers
  • Austin® Quality Foods Chocolate Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers – all sizes
  • Austin® Quality Foods Toasty Crackers with Peanut Butter – all sizes
  • Austin® Quality Foods Reduced Fat Cheese & Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers
  • Austin® Quality Foods Reduced Fat Toasty Crackers with Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers
  • Austin® Quality FoodsCookie/Cracker Pack
  • Austin® Quality FoodsVariety Pack
  • Keebler® Cheese & Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers – all sizes
  • Keebler® Toast & PB'n J Flavored Sandwich Crackers – all sizes
  • Keebler® Toast & Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers – all sizes
  • Famous Amos® Peanut Butter Cookies (2- and 3-ounce)
  • Keebler® Soft Batch Homestyle Peanut Butter Cookies (2.5-ounce)

To learn more about Salmonella food poisoning, please see Salmonella Food Poisoning Symptoms. 

The Law Firm of Eric Weinberg, along with co-counsel Andrew Childers of Atlanta, Georgia, represent hundreds of individuals who were sickened in the Peter Pan Salmonella outbreak of 2007. If you have a question concerning your legal rights, please call us toll free at 1-877-934-6274, or see Free Legal Case Evaluation. 

For postings on this blog related to the current peanut butter Salmonella outbreak, please see Austin Keebler Recall, Peanut Corporation of America Recall, and King Nut Recall.  You can return to the homepage by clicking Food Lawyer.  To learn more about the Law Firm of Eric Weinberg, please see NJ Medical Malpractice Lawyer.

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