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Trader Joe’s Peanut Butter Sickens 30

A Spokane teen was among 30 people who were sickened with salmonella connected to a peanut butter sold by grocer Trader Joe’s. Spokane health officials say the teen, along with another Washington boy from Thurston County, became ill about 6 weeks ago. The peanut butter recall has now been expanded to dozens of peanut, cashew and almond butters produced by Sunland Inc. The New Mexico-based company processed and packaged the Trader Joe’s Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter that has since been linked to salmonella cases in 18 states/John Stucke, SR. More here. (Trader Joe's photo)

Question: My name is DFO. And I'm a chunky peanut butter addict. How about you?

ABM: 10 Ways To Eat Peanut Butter

 A Butterfly Moment lists her “10 favorite ways to eat peanut butter (preferably extra crunchy)“:

  • 1. PB&J on whole grain white bread
  • 2. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup
  • 3. peanut butter cookies
  • 4. mini peanut butter cups inside peanut butter cookies
  • 5. on a toasted English muffin
  • 6. with banana
  • 7. on apple slices
  • 8. Darcy’s banana and chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting
  • 9. with honey on wheat bread
  • 10. by the spoonful right out of the jar
Question: Creamy or crunchy?

Online Poll: Peanut Butter, Anyone?

How often do you eat peanut butter?/Lewiston Tribune

  • Every day.
  • Once a week.
  • Once in a while.
  • I can’t because I’m allergic.
  • Without it, I’d starve.
  • I can’t stand peanut butter.

Firm Recalls Peanut Butter Nationwide

A peanut butter maker that sells bulk supplies to institutions issued a nationwide recall of peanut butter from one its plants as officials on Wednesday reported two more deaths associated with a salmonella outbreak/AP. More here.

Question: On a scale of 1 to 10 — with 10 being “I’d like to rub it all over my body” — how much do you like peanut butter?

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