NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A recall for peanut butter possibly tainted with salmonella has been ordered, after at least 29 people have been sickened.
At least one of those salmonella cases linked to the peanut butter has been reported in New York City.READ MORE: Coroner Confirms Remains Found Are Gabby Petito's, Says Manner Of Death Is A Homicide As Search Resumes For Brian Laundrie
Trader Joe’s has recalled its Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter, which is sold nationwide, as the likely source of the outbreak.
Symptoms of salmonella include diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps.
The New York City Department of Health urged anyone who has eaten the peanut butter and has any symptoms of salmonella to see a doctor.READ MORE: 7 Pedestrians Hurt After Being Struck By A Vehicle In The Bronx; Hunt Continues For Driver, Passenger
The health department also advised people to throw away any Trader Joe’s Valencia Creamy Peanut Butter with sea salt in their homes.
In a message posted on the company’s website, Trader Joe’s said they will offer a full refund to anyone who returns the recalled peanut butter.
Federal health officials said most of those who became ill were children under 18. No deaths have been reported.MORE NEWS: Blind Brook Board Meeting Gets Heated Over Continued Closure Of Ridge Street Elementary School
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