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: Gov. Cuomo Says He Will Not Resign Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations: 'I Never Touched Anyone Inappropriately'
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: Road To Reopening: New York City Arts And Entertainment Venues Allowed To Reopen At 33% Capacity Beginning April 2
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: Caught On Camera: Asian Man Brutally Beaten At Lower East Side Subway Station
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