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Sunland Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 41

The CDC and FDA report that a collaborative investigation efforts of state, local, and federal public health and regulatory agencies indicate that Trader Joe’s Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter made with Sea Salt, manufactured by Sunland, Inc. of Portales, New Mexico, is a likely source of this outbreak.

A total of 41 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Bredeney have been reported from 20 states.

28% of ill persons have been hospitalized, and no deaths have been reported.

63% percent of ill persons are children under the age of 10 years.