June 2007

Kristina Brugh, an 11 year old girl from Illinois, received a kidney from her father after being infected with salmonella from eating peanut butter. The outbreak has been linked to foodmaker ConAgra’s Peter Pan and Great Value brands. Full story

"Everything went well, as expected," she said. "The father and the daughter are both recovering and

Here’s an article from NewsInferno.com about our nation’s recent food safety problems, including the nationwide peanut butter outbreak. Full Story

Late last month, the CDC reported that confirmed cases of salmonella caused by the Peter Pan and Great Value brands of Peanut Butter had grown by nearly 200 since the agency’s last report in

A Springfield company today voluntarily recalled two products because of concern that they might be contaminated with disease-causing salmonella bacteria.

Toby’s Family Foods recalled:

– Eight-ounce plastic containers of Toby’s Lite Sour Creme with expiration dates of June 17 and earlier.

– 12-ounce glass jars of Toby’s Toasted Sesame Dressing with sell dates of July