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More salmonella outbreaks cause stores to pull peanut butter products

More than 125 products have been recalled after a salmonella outbreak linked to peanuts. The Lowe's Foods on College Road in Wilmington yanked some Power Bars, and peanut butter crackers from its shelves. The recalled products were made with peanut paste or peanut butter made at a Peanut Corp. of America plant in Blakely, Georgia. More than 480 people have been sickened in a nationwide salmonella outbreak. North Carolina has reported six illnesses and one death. One case was reported in Brunswick County, and one in Onslow. The New Hanover County Health Department said it is a good idea to avoid peanut butter products right now to be on the safe side. “If you do have peanut butter products, like candy, cereal crackers, cookies, even ice cream, leave them on their shelve. If you know they're not one of the recalled products still don't eat them at this time, until we know more,” said Vivian Meares from the NHC Health Department. Meares said the New Hanover County Health Department sees an average of 100 salmonella case per year. People usually get salmonella from eating foods that are undercooked or not washed properly. For a list of FDA recalls related to the peanut scare, visit

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