Peanut butter

Peanut butter and peanut products have been found to be contaminated with Salmonella and are being recalled. What does this mean?  Read the full article...

Listen to the Salmonella in Peanut Products audio interview with Sam Beattie, ISU food safety specialist.

For more information, go to www.fda.gov


  • Article History
    • Revision Date: 5/17/2009

Food Safety Tip of the Day

Get it straight, it's safe to separate.

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Improper handling of raw meat, poultry, and seafood can create an inviting environment for cross-contamination. As a result, bacteria can spread to food and and other surfaces throughout the kitchen. Keeping uncooked meat, poultry, and seafood away from ready-to-eat foods like fruits, vegetables, and cold cuts helps prevent pathogens and other bacteria from contaminating the ready-to-eat foods.

Source: Partnership for Food Safety Education

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