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Cub Foods™ Brand Peanut Butter Cookies Recalled As Part of Nationwide Peanut Corporation of America Recall
Cub Foods® is Recalling Cub Foods™ Brand Peanut Butter Cookies Sold at Stores in Minnesota and Iowa 

Contact:
Lee Ann Jorgenson
Leeann.m.jorgenson@supervalu.com                                                                                                
651.779.2132

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Stillwater, MN (January 20, 2009) – CUB FOODS is voluntarily recalling five peanut butter cookie products made in its bakery departments because they may contain peanut butter that has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. The precautionary move follows a nationwide recall issued by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) of Parnell’s Pride brand peanut butter, which is used in some store bakeries.

The products were sold at Cub Foods stores in Minnesota and Iowa and are marked with a sell-by-date through and including January 26, 2009. The identified items have not been directly linked to the salmonella outbreak and there have been no reported cases of the illness. However, because the safety of customers is a top priority and out of an abundance of caution, Cub Foods has voluntarily recalled the products.

This product recall includes all:

Product Name and Description:  Cub Foods™ Peanut Butter Cookies, 12ct /12 oz
UPC#: 41303-63070

Product Name and Description:  Cub Foods™ Peanut Butter Cookies, 24ct /24 oz
UPC#: 41303-63003

Product Name and Description:  Cub Foods™ Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies, 18ct /11 oz
UPC#: 41303-67091

Product Name and Description:  Cub Foods™ Peanut Butter Blossom Tray-9 inch 36ct /22 oz
UPC#: 41303-63056

Product Name and Description:  Cub Foods™ Iced Peanut Butter Cookies w/ Chocolate Icing, 12ct /12 oz
UPC#: 41303-63028

Customers who have purchased the affected products should bring the product back to a Cub Foods store location for a full refund or exchange.  

Based on information from the FDA at this time, the peanut butter for sale in Cub Foods stores is not affected by the recall issued by Peanut Corporation of America.

Customers who have health-related concerns should contact their physician. Customers can also visit the FDA Web page at www.fda.gov for more information and updates on the situation.

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