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Jenny Craig latest to be hit by salmonella scare

/ Source: The Associated Press

The following recalls have been announced:

Jenny Craig Inc. is recalling Jenny's Cuisine Anytime Peanut Butter Flavor Nutritional Bars because they could be contaminated with salmonella. This organism can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems. There have been no reports of illnesses, according to the Carlsbad, Calif., company. The recalled bars were distributed with best before dates of MAY1209ALO; MAY1209BLO; MAY2409BLO; MAY2509BLO; MAY2509ALO; MAY2609ALO; and MAY2609BLO. They were distributed directly to clients through Jenny Craig centers or the at-home Jenny Craig Direct program. For more information, consumers can call 800-536-6922.

Isagenix International LLC is recalling select lots of its branded Chocolate Dipped Honey Peanut IsaLean bars, because they could be contaminated with salmonella. No illness has been reported, according to the Chandler, Ariz., company. The bars, with UPC No. 602410, have the lot numbers 11390108, 11390208, 12390308 and 12390808. They were sold through independent direct sales distributors around the country. Details: by phone at 877-877-8111.

SOPAKCO Inc. is recalling certain Sure-Pak 12 Meals because they could be contaminated with salmonella. The Mullins, S.C., company said it is not aware of any illnesses involving the products. The recalled products were sold by SOPAKCO to distributors and customers nationwide and several foreign countries. Some of them were sold at stores specializing in emergency preparedness and camping gear and rations. The recall includes the lot codes 8261, 8278, 8285, 8287, 8294, 8320, 8322, 8330, 8350, 8357, 8358, 9003 and 9012. For more information, consumers can call 423-278-1437.

Carolina Prime Pet is recalling four of its dog treats because they could be contaminated with salmonella. In pets, this organism can cause diarrhea, vomiting, fever and abdominal pain. It can be transferred to humans handling the pet treats. The Murphy, N.C., company said it is not aware of any reports of illnesses. The recalled products, with lot date codes between 081508 and 010909, include: 6 inch Beef Shank Peanut Butter; 2pk Hooves Peanut Butter; 4 inch Rawhide Bone Peanut Butter; 6 inch Rawhide Bone Peanut Butter; and 6 inch Healthy Hide Beef Shank Peanut Butter. They were sold at various retail establishments in the U.S. and Canada. For more information, consumers can call 888-370-2360.

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