Feb 21, 2013 — Federal officials say executives from the now-defunct Peanut Corp. of America knowingly distributed peanut products that were contaminated with salmonella. The charges stem from a 2009 salmonella outbreak that sickened more than 700 people.
Jan 8, 2013 — Presley's legendary love for peanut butter and bananas and bacon helped lead to his outsized body toward the end of his life, and a lasting food legacy. And, oh yeah, he could sing too.
Jan 4, 2013 — Two years after a food safety bill became law, the FDA issues a rule to prevent foodborne illness in produce and one to require food manufacturers to have plans in place to prevent contamination. Foodborne illness sickens about 48 million Americans each year.
Oct 29, 2012 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a Peanut Butter & Pickle Sandwich, a recipe dating back to the Great Depression. It's an unlikely recipe The New York Times compares to the marriage of Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett. Not cool, New York Times. Not cool.
Oct 5, 2012 — Two organizations with a mission to feed the malnourished set up competing factories in Haiti. The problem is, just one factory could probably satisfy the country's demand for the life-saving peanut product.
Sep 25, 2012 — Twenty-nine people in about 18 states have reported becoming sick from a rare strain of Salmonella associated with the peanut butter so far. Peanut butter supplier Sunland, Inc.'s expanded recall is a reminder that our food system depends on just a handful of companies.
Sep 28, 2011 — High cotton prices and bad droughts have conspired to create conditions that have caused a national peanut shortage. Consumers like Jennifer Rice will have to pay more to put peanut butter sandwiches in the lunchbox.