Peanut Butter

Recall Of Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Butter Expanded

A salmonella outbreak tied to peanut butter sold at Trader Joe’s has been expanded to more than six dozen other products sold at numerous retailers.

WBBM Newsradio–09/26/2012

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Salmonella Reportedly Tied To Sushi Spreads To Illinois

A salmonella alarm–possibly linked to sushi has spread to Illinois.


Grape tomatoes (Credit: CBS)

Salmonella Scare Prompts Recall Of Grape Tomatoes

A St. Louis-based produce company has recalled grape tomatoes that might be contaminated with salmonella.



Health Officials Offer Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Thanksgiving means a time for food and gratitude, but public health officials say safety should be a top priority too.



Smucker Recalls Peanut Butter Sold In Illinois, Indiana

J.M. Smucker Co. is recalling thousands of 16-ounce jars of its Smucker’s Natural Peanut Butter Chunky because of possible salmonella contamination.


Ground turkey (CBS File Photo)

Tainted Turkey Linked To 7 Salmonella Cases In Illinois

A salmonella outbreak involving ground turkey has hit Illinois and 25 other states. So far, 77 people have become ill, 7 of them in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

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Purina Dry Cat Food Product Recalled Over Salmonella

Illinois is one of a dozen states where a dry cat food product made by Nestlé Purina is under recall, after some bags of the food were contaminated with salmonella.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2011


Warning On Papaya From Mexico, Link To Salmonella

The Illinois Department of Public Health is warning people to avoid buying papaya from Mexico right now because several illnesses have been linked to the fruit.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011


St. Charles Portillo’s Blamed For At Least 10 Salmonella Cases

Kane County health authorities are trying to determine what has caused an outbreak of salmonella.

WBBM Newsradio–05/10/2011


Unilever Recalls Skippy Reduced Fat Peanut Butter

Unilever has announced a limited recall of Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy Reduced Fat Super Chunk Peanut Butter Spread because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.


Alfalfa Sprouts

FDA Warns Against Alfalfa Sprouts

The Food and Drug Administration is telling consumers to avoid alfalfa sprouts and spicy sprouts grown on a farm in Urbana, due to a suspected link to salmonella.

WBBM Newsradio–12/28/2010

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CDC: Jimmy Johns Alfalfa Sprouts Found To Have Salmonella

Salmonella outbreak involving Jimmy Johns alfalfa sprouts has now spread to 15 states including Illinois and has sickened 89 people.


Jimmy John's

Jimmy John’s To Pull Alfalfa Sprouts

The owner of Jimmy John’s sandwich shops has told franchises in Illinois to pull alfalfa sprouts from menus after a salmonella outbreak sickened dozens.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2010

Jimmy John's

Jimmy John’s Won’t Drop Sprouts Over Outbreak

The Jimmy John’s sandwich chain says its alfalfa sprouts will stay, even though the state says they may be linked to a food poisoning outbreak.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2010

Egg Recall

More eggs are being recalled. Some of them were sold here in Illinois.