Are Keebler’s Simply Made Cookies as Simple as Advertised?

Are Keebler’s Simply Made Cookies as Simple as Advertised?

Keebler, a cookie brand owned by Kellogg’s, is not known for its high quality products. It’s a strong brand, with dozens of products to offer, but most rate very low on Fooducate. A new line of cookies introduced by the … Continue reading

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Kellogg’s Buys Pringles. New Savory Cereals On the Way?

Kellogg’s Buys Pringles. New Savory Cereals On the Way?

The Wall Street Journal and New York Times are reporting that Kellogg’s is buying Pringles from current owner Proctor and Gamble. The deal, worth $2.7 Billion dollars, will see P&G completely divest itself from food brands. Pringles, the potato snack … Continue reading

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Those Dirty Little Keebler Elves

Those Dirty Little Keebler Elves

The FDA has issued a warning letter to Kellogg’s, parent company of Keebler and Famous Amos, after finding listeria bacterium in a Georgia manufacturing plant. Here is an excerpt: …investigators from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted … Continue reading

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What Parents Have Learned from the Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

What Parents Have Learned from the Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

In one sentence: Err on the side of caution – don’t buy a product with peanuts for the time being. If it hasn’t been recalled yet, it may be tomorrow. As parents and slightly paranoid consumers, when someone tells us … Continue reading

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Even More Upsetting: Factory Knowingly Shipped Contaminated Peanut Butter

Even More Upsetting: Factory Knowingly Shipped Contaminated Peanut Butter

More updates on the salmonella / peanut butter outbreak. According to USA Today: The government Tuesday accused the peanut butter manufacturer tied to a nationwide salmonella outbreak of shipping products in 2007 and 2008 after internal tests found bacterial contamination, … Continue reading

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Upsetting – The Salmonella Peanut Butter Plant is a Repeat Offender

Upsetting – The Salmonella Peanut Butter Plant is a Repeat Offender

The current salmonella / peanut butter crisis has caused 500 illnesses and 7 deaths, with more product recalls every day (see updated list at the bottom of this post). The New York Times reports that the processing facility in Georgia … Continue reading

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3 Comments on the Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

3 Comments on the Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

Is the FDA doing enough? Is the government, and more specifically the FDA, doing its best to protect us from poisoned food? With the resources at hand, maybe. But perhaps it’s not enough. Here’s why, based on the handling of … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Products Recall List Getting Longer

Peanut Butter Products Recall List Getting Longer

[Update: Jan 23 - 8 more recall notices ] [Update: Jan 21 - 7 more recall notices ] [Update: Jan 20 - 4 more recalls, including pet food!] As of late last night early late Wednesday morning night Friday morning, … Continue reading

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Seven Delicious Peanut Butter Alternatives

Seven Delicious Peanut Butter Alternatives

Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave since New Year’s, you’ve surely heard of the recent salmonella outbreak linked to peanut butter. In this post: 1. A quick recap of the facts. 2. Seven healthy alternatives, including tahini, almond butter … Continue reading

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