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Following salmonella outbreak – peanut butter may be “high risk” food

According to the FDA, the government may single out peanut butter for special attention following the deadly salmonella outbreak. Currently, inspectors collect samples of peanut butter only if they suspect a problem. If peanut butter is classified as a “high risk” food, the producers would be required to follow written food safety plans to prevent contamination and product liability.

To read more about the FDA plans for peanut butter.