Recalls: Arbonne Peanut Butter Chews, Nuggets

January 26, 2009 8:36:39 AM PST
The following recalls have been announced: - Arbonne International LLC is recalling certain lots of its Arbonne Figure 8 Peanut Butter Chews because the products could be contaminated with salmonella. This organism can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems. There have been no reports of illnesses, according to the Irvine, Calif., company. The Arbonne Figure 8 Chews were distributed nationwide through independent Arbonne consultants. For more information, consumers can call 800-272-6663.

- Whole Foods Market is recalling its Whole Foods Carob Energee Nuggets because they could be contaminated with salmonella. This organism can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems. The products were distributed to Whole Foods Market stores in California, Oregon, Washington and Nevada with a UPC code of 999482-000274. No illnesses have been reported, according to the Austin, Texas, company. For more information, consumers can call 512-542-0656 or visit http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/.

-Jewel-Osco, a division of Supervalu Inc., is recalling its Happy Tails multi-flavored dog biscuits because they could be contaminated with salmonella. In pets, this organism can cause diarrhea, vomiting, fever and abdominal pain and can be transferred to other animals or humans. The organism can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems. The products were sold at Jewel-Osco stores in a 26 ounce package with the UPC number 41163-42406, as well as the 4 pound package with UPC number 41163-42403. No illnesses have been reported. Customers can return the product for a refund or exchange. For more information, consumers can call 877-932-7948.

- Kellogg Co. announced the recall of two varieties of ShopRite brand peanut butter sandwich crackers because the products could be contaminated with salmonella. This organism can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems. The recalled products include ShopRite Peanut Butter on Toasty Crackers, all sizes, and ShopRite Peanut Butter and Cheese Cracker Snacks, all sizes. The products were manufactured by Kellogg Co. and sold at ShopRite, which has stores in Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. For more information, consumers can call 877-869-5633.

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