Lecture - Salmonella and Peanut Butter

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Peanut Butter Processing
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Salmonella Outbreak Facts p Nearly 300 people in 39  states have fallen ill since  August, and federal  health investigators said  they strongly suspect  Peter Pan peanut butter  and certain batches of  Wal-Mart’s Great Value  house brand — both  manufactured by  ConAgra. No deaths have 
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Salmonella Outbreak Facts p Salmonella's possible link to  tainted peanut butter became  known Wednesday when  Omaha, Neb.-based ConAgra  and the Food and Drug  Administration announced a  product recall. p Shoppers across the country  were warned to throw out jars  with a product code on the lid  beginning with “2111,” which  denotes the plant where it was  made.
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Salmonella Outbreak Facts p How the dangerous germ got  into the peanut butter remains  a mystery. But because  peanuts are usually heated to  high germ-killing temperatures  during the manufacturing  process, government and  industry officials said the  contamination may have been  caused by dirty jars or  equipment.
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Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak p The affected jars of Peter Pan and  Great Value peanut butter have a  product code located on the lid of the  jar that begins with the number  "2111."   Both the Peter Pan and Great  Value brands are manufactured in a  single facility in Georgia.  These  products may have national  distribution. Great Value peanut butter  made by other manufacturers is not 
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What is salmonellosis? Salmonellosis is an infection with a bacteria  called Salmonella. Most persons infected with  Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and  abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after infection.  The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days, and most  persons recover without treatment. However, in  some persons the diarrhea may be so severe  that the patient needs to be hospitalized. In these 
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