Salmonella outbreak traced to peanut butter

Although commercially-available jarred peanut butter is not implicated, consumers should avoid peanut butter-containing products (cakes, cookies, crackers, candies, cereal, and ice cream) (CDC site); a full list of implicated and recalled products is available on the FDA website (FDA site)

Danielle Scheurer

Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.

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