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Salmonella Information

Salmonella commonly originates in the feces of birds and animals, and could be introduced at a multitude of stages in the manufacturing process.

  • Common symptoms are diarrhea, fever, dehydration, abdominal pain and vomiting.
  • The CDC recommends that people who are ill and have eaten peanut butter see their doctors for a diagnosis and call their local health departments. Symptoms usually develop 12 to 72 hours after infection, and the illness lasts four to seven days.
  • The bacteria sickens about 40,000 people a year in the U.S. and kills about 600.
  • To get a refund, consumers should send lids and their names and addresses to ConAgra Foods, P.O. Box 57078, Irvine, CA 92619-7078. For more information, call 866-344-6970.
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