Food Cupboard Peanut Butter OK

 Food Cupboard Peanut Butter OK

By Carol Kincaid

Knox County Food Cupboard representative Clinton Kline, recently contacted The Sentinel with an announcement. He had received word from the Columbia Food Bank, saying that the peanut butter recently distributed with the monthly commodities allotment has been cleared for consumption.

There have been several incidents of salmonella bacteria around the United States, causing ‘flu-like symptoms. Many of these incidents have been attributed to peanut butter or peanut butter paste.

The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has established a list of recalled products at www.fda.gov .