Salmonella Confirmed ~ OPOLAW Injury Blog

Friday, March 2, 2007

Salmonella Confirmed

It has been confirmed by the FDA that samples collected at ConAgra’s peanut butter plant contained Salmonella. The strain of Salmonella that was present in samples the FDA took from ConAgra’s plant in Sylvester, Georgia matches the strain of Salmonella that infected the people who fell ill. In addition to the jars of peanut butter, other products such as peanut butter toppings may also be contaminated. Sonic and Carvel outlets used the topping until 16th of February, when the product was recalled. "According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of Tuesday this week, 370 people have been infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella.

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