MaraNatha Nut Butters Being Recalled Due To Fear Of Salmonella

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There are several brands of nut butters that are being recalled due to possible fear of salmonella. The company nSpired Natural Foods, which makes the nut butters, have 4 reported cases of people that may have gotten sick from their product so they are doing a voluntary recall of the products as a precaution.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and those with weakened immune systems. Symptoms include fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

The recalled products were distributed to stores including Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Safeway and Kroger across the United States, Canada and overseas. They were also sold online.

The recalled products were sold in both glass and plastic jars and have varying “best by” dates. Here is a list of the products:

Arrowhead Mills organic crunchy and creamy peanut butter, 16 oz.

MaraNatha roasted creamy and crunchy almond butters in regular and organic varieties, 16 oz.

MaraNatha raw almond butter, 16 oz.

MaraNatha organic creamy and crunchy peanut butter, 16 oz.

MaraNatha no-stir creamy and crunchy peanut butter with salt, regular and organic, 16 oz.

MaraNatha organic creamy almond butter, 8 oz.

MaraNatha roasted creamy almond butter and organic crunchy and creamy peanut butter with salt, 26 oz.

MaraNatha no-stir creamy and crunchy almond butter, 12 oz.

MaraNatha organic no-stir creamy and crunchy peanut butter with salt, 16 oz.

MaraNatha organic no-stir creamy and crunchy almond butter; MaraNatha creamy maple almond butter, 12 oz.

Trader Joe’s crunchy and creamy almond butter, 16 oz.

Whole Foods 365 creamy, crunchy and organic creamy roasted almond butter, 16 oz.

Kroger no-stir creamy almond butter, 12 oz.

Safeway open nature almond butter, 12 oz.

Best-by dates range from Dec. 4, 2014 through July 25, 2015, but vary depending on the product. To see a list with specific dates, click here.

Consumers who bought any of the listed products should throw them away immediately. For more information, call nSpired Foods at 1-800-937-7008 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. CT.

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