Two brands of peanut butter, almond butter recalled
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: August 24, 2014
The Defense Commissary Agency is among those participating in a recall of peanut and almond butters.
NSpired Natural Foods, Inc. issued the voluntary recall of specific lots of Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and MaraNatha almond butters and peanut butters because the products may be contaminated with salmonella. Any impacted products have been pulled from commissary shelves, DECA said in a news release.
Products being recalled are indicated by specific universal product code numbers and best-by-dates. For a complete list, visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm410533.htm.
Customers who purchased any of the items should return them to their local commissary for a refund. Questions can be directed to nSpired at 001-800-937-7008.
Salmonella can be life-threatening, especially to infants, older people, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems. Its most common symptoms include diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever and develop between eight and 72 hours after consumption. Four illnesses have been reported in conjunction with the recall.