Thursday, January 15, 2009

Salmonella in my PB and J sandwich?

When I was a kid, eating a PB and J sandwich for lunch was as common to me as grass stains on my knees. It was a staple of my young life. The recent salmonella outbreak involving peanut butter brings out new concerns about today's childhood snacks. How can we ensure that the products we feed our family aren’t tainted? In the coming year we’ll continue to watch outbreaks like this while paying close attention to the industry's ability to effectively trace these outbreaks.

Recent articles:
Kellogg takes peanut butter snacks off shelve
Tub of peanut butter checked for link to salmonella outbreak