WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) --The widening peanut butter recall includes another product.

Newman's Own Organics is recalling certain lots of it's Peanut Butter Newman O's sandwich creme cookies.

The company is taking this precaution as a result of a growing investigation into certain Sunland Inc. peanut butter and almond butter products over possible salmonella concerns.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in September, 30 people in 19 states became sick from Salmonella bacteria traced in Trader Joe's Salted Valencia Peanut Butter. The company that makes peanut butter for Trader Joe's - Sunland Inc, also supplies peanut butter for several other brands sold across the country.


This impacts Peanut Butter Newman O's sandwich creme cookies, in an 8 ounce, 6 pack with an expiration date of May 27, 2013. (on packaging it reads: 27MAY13) And, the Peanut Butter Newman O's, in a 13 ounce, 6 pack with an expiration date of May 3, 2013. (on packaging it reads: 3MAY13).

If you have one, take it back to the store where you bought it for a full refund.

No other Newman's Own Organics products or expiration dates are affected by this voluntary recall.

Written by Lesli Foster
9 News Now & wusa9.com

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