Officials Said That The Cases of Salmonella May Be Traced To Tainted Peanut Butter. The Virginia Department of Health acknowledged that the state has seen 23 salmonella cases that may be traced to tainted ‘peanut butter’.
Department spokesman Larry Hill said Wednesday those figures include five cases of salmonella in Eastern Virginia, two of which have been reported in the past week.
Affected Peanut Butter Were Pulled Off Of Store Shelves
Hill said there are 329 salmonella cases in 41 states that are possibly linked to a tainted batch of Peter Pan and Great Value ‘peanut butter’. The affected jars of ‘peanut butter’ were pulled off of store shelves nationwide last week. Department spokesman Larry Hill said Wednesday those figures include five cases of salmonella in Eastern Virginia, two of which have been reported
In Virginia, Hill said, there have been 23 cases of salmonella potentially linked to ‘peanut butter’. That number also includes nine in Southwest Virginia, seven in Central Virginia, and one each in Northwest and Northern Virginia.