NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A recall has been issued for peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, and other grocery stores.
A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. said there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters. They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters, and private label brands for Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Kroger and Safeway.READ MORE: New York City Public Schools To Increase COVID Testing, Relax Quarantine Rules
The products were sold in the U.S., as well as in Canada, the Dominican Republic, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates.
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The Food and Drug Administration said it does not know how many jars of nut butters were recalled. The company would not comment.
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