Winning the Peanut Butter Lottery: First Prize, Salmonella
I was perusing some news on the NPR website when I came across this tidbit which I found interesting:
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked peanut butter to a salmonella outbreak that's sickened almost 300 people since August. No one has died — but dozens of people have been hospitalized....
...investigators narrowed the outbreak to jars of Peter Pan and Great Value brands of peanut butter made at a processing facility in Georgia. The plant is owned by ConAgra foods, which has now recalled all jars of peanut butter that are labeled with a product code number that begins with 2111."I found it particularly notable as I have been experiencing some gastric distress as of late. Not severe mind you, but far from normal - I prefer to keep things running on all eight cylinders.
I think I may have discovered the cause: