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More Salmonella Peanut Butter Press

Talked to the folks at USA Today between fielding phone calls of upset parents and family members of people, many kids, sickened with Salmonella-tainted Peanut Butter.  The story in part reads:

The pace of new recall announcements has been slow, some food-safety experts say….

The recall has engulfed snack foods popular with children. Salmonella is especially risky for the young, old and those with weaker immune systems. The Food and Drug Administration says peanut butter sold in stores is fine but advised consumers not to eat other products containing peanut butter or paste until they’re cleared….

"Consumers are confused," says William Marler, a food-safety attorney.

He says he bought recalled product Sunday, indicating that retailers may be confused, too.