Trader Joe's Recalls Its House Peanut Butter

They say it's out of an 'abundance of caution'
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 24, 2012 10:10 AM CDT
In this Feb. 11, 2008 file photo, a customer departs Trader Joe's in Los Angeles.   (AP Photos/Ric Francis, File)
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(Newser) – Trader Joe's is recalling its house brand of peanut butter over fears of possible salmonella contamination. The voluntary recall of Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter was announced on the company's website. No specific lot numbers are available. Officials with the specialty grocery chain said they were acting "out of an abundance of caution," stressing that there are no confirmed reports of contamination. Trader Joe's is offering refunds. (Read more Trader Joe's stories.)

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