Kellogg extended recall of more peanut butter products

Kellogg Company Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Austin and Keebler Branded Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers and Select Snack-Size Packs of Famous Amos and Keebler Soft Batch Peanut Butter Cookies Because of Possible Health Risk – Kellogg Company announced a voluntary recall of certain Austin? and Keebler? branded Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers and select snack-size packs of Famous Amos? Peanut Butter Cookies and Keebler? Soft Batch Homestyle Peanut Butter Cookies because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Kellogg holds Austin, Keebler peanut butter sandwich crackers

Kellogg Company Announces Precautionary Hold on Austin and Keebler Branded Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers – Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) announced it has taken the precautionary measure of putting a hold on Austin(R) and Keebler(R) branded Toasted Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Crackers, Cheese and Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers, and Peanut Butter-Chocolate Sandwich Crackers.

Fear of nuts creating hysteria

Measures imposed to reduce exposure to nuts are often based on irrational fears of nut allergies and are becoming increasingly sensationalist, according to a doctor on bmj.com – Measures to control nuts are instead making things worse in a cycle of over-reaction and increasing sensitisation, to the point where the responses bear many of the hallmarks of mass psychogenic illness.

Children’s food products provide poor nutritional quality

Approximately 89% of the children products analysed could be classified as of poor nutritional quality owing to high levels of sugar, fat and/or sodium. – Nine out of ten regular food items aimed specifically at children have a poor nutritional content ? because of high levels of sugar, fat or sodium – according to a detailed study of 367 products published in the July issue of the UK-based journal Obesity Reviews.

Nut products during pregnancy increases asthma risk in children

This study provides evidence on the relationship between maternal diet during pregnancy and longitudinal development of childhood asthma. Daily consumption of nut products increased the risk of asthma outcomes during the first 8 years of life. – Expectant mothers who eat nuts or nut products like peanut butter daily during pregnancy increase their children’s risk of developing asthma by more than 50 percent over women who rarely or never consume nut products during pregnancy, according to new research from the Netherlands.