SoyNut Butter bankruptcy factsThe SoyNut Butter Co. has filed for bankruptcy, citing an E. coli outbreak linked to its I.M. Healthy brand peanut butter substitute and manufacturer Dixie Dew Products as the causes for its financial failure.

The Glenview, IL, soy butter company’s president and 90-percent shareholder Stephen Grubb listed some victims of the E. coli outbreak as creditors with “unknown” amounts owed to them in the Chapter 7 filing in U.S. Bankruptcy court in Illinois.

At least 32 people — 26 of them children — across a dozen states have been confirmed with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 found in
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The identity of the soy nut butter manufacturer whose product is implicated in a nationwide E. coli outbreak remained a mystery today as a second brand of products was recalled.

recalled Dixie Diners Beanit Butter SoyNut Butter CoDixie Diner’s Club brand of “Carb Not Beanit Butter” was added to the recall by the SoyNut Butter Co., which has already recalled all flavors, sizes and date codes of its I.M. Healthy brand soy nut butters and granola products.

In the Dixie Diner’s Club recall, all “Best Buy” dates are affected. The dates should be printed in black on the soy nut butter containers, according to the recall notice
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