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More Products With Sunland Ingredients Recalled

Food made with ingredients produced by the peanut butter plant at Portales, NM is being recalled in ever greater numbers after Sunland Inc. rolled back the start date for its salmonella problem by two years.

Sunland Inc. on Oct. 4 moved the start date for its own recall of all production from the Portales plant to March 1, 2010. Sunland made a peanut butter brand for Trader Joe’s that was associated on Sept. 20 to a multistate outbreak of the rare Salmonella Bredeney strain.

As of Oct. 5, that outbreak had grown to include 35 people in 19 states, mostly impacting children.

The expanded Sunland recall includes all the peanut butter, almond butter, cashew butter and Tahini products as well as its roasted blanched peanut products. Many of these products end up as ingredients in other products, and bring about expanded timeframes for those recalls too.

Several of the of secondary recalls that have already followed on the Sunland Inc. action includes:

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