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Peanut Butter Dumped in Landfill, Thank Costco

Roughly one million jars of peanut butter are being dumped into Curry County landfill in Clovis, New Mexico to speed up the bankruptcy of Sunland Inc., the peanut processing plant that was the source of a September, 2012 salmonella outbreak which caused 41 cases in 20 states, prompting a nationwide recall. Sunland was forced to file a Chapter 7 after …

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Peanut Butter Dumped in Landfill, Costco Blamed

Nearly a million jars of peanut butter deemed safe to eat were dumped in a landfill in Clovis, N.M. Friday to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the center of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall. Sunland Inc. dumped peanut butter valued at an estimated $2.6 million into the Curry County landfill in Clovis …

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Peanut Allergies Not the Epidemic Americans Might Think

The shift from the customary airplane packets of peanuts to off-brand Chex mix was made in part to protect those with peanut allergies. Throughout the 90s, advocacy groups and stories about peanut allergy attacks led to a greater awareness of the phenomenon. Now, peanuts are banned from some schools and day care centers across the U.S., and some ballparks provide …

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