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Salmonella-tainted Peanut Butter Raises Wider Health Concerns for FDA

Health officials are examining a salmonella outbreak linked to tainted peanut butter that has sickened nearly 500 people across 43 states and caused more than 100 product recalls. Betty Ann Bowser reports.

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  • BETTY ANN BOWSER:

    Sundlof says that is complicated.

  • DR. STEPHEN SUNDLOF:

    This goes through a number of supply chains. So, as an example, it might go to a supplier who then supplies a confectionary or candy company that produces something like peanut butter and chocolate morsels that are then sold to another company that produces ice cream that may also contain peanut butter.