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J&J Snack Foods Issues a Nationwide Recall of their Expired Frozen Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

Contact:
Cathy Innes
856-532-6782

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Pennsauken, NJ -- February 19, 2009 --- J&J Snack Foods Sales Corp, Pennsauken, NJ announces that due to the expansion of Peanut Corporation of America's Salmonella recall, they are initiating a voluntary nation-wide recall of expired raw, frozen, peanut butter cookie dough distributed to Food Service and Fundraiser customers because of possible health risks.

Salmonella is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea vomiting and abdominal pain. For more information, please visit the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

Product manufactured with the expired date codes shown below should not be used. No illnesses have been reported to-date as a direct result of this problem. All of our other products with unexpired date codes are not affected by this recall. The expiration date codes are located on the side panels of the boxes and are not marked with the words "Expiration Date" or "Use By Date".

J & J Snack Foods Sales Corp
Expired Products Manufactured With PCA Peanut Products

Code #

Brand

Description

Expiration Date

04246READI-BAKE ®1.25 oz. Peanut Butter Cookieany ending in "08 & 1/3/09
212928Block & Barrel ®1.0 oz. Peanut Butter Cookieany ending in "08
62514Annabella1.5 oz. Peanut Butter Cookieany ending in "08 & 1/3/09
563ZAP1.0 oz. Peanut Butter Cookieany ending in "08
62501Lisa's Favorites1.0 oz. Peanut Butter Cookieany ending in "08
62603Red Apple1.33 oz. Peanut Butter Cookieany ending in "08
76106QSP1.0 oz. Peanut Butter Cookieany ending in "08
76119Innisbrook1.0 oz. Peanut Butter Cookieany ending in "08
74054Camden Creek ®1.0 oz. Peanut Butter Cookieany ending in "08
61058Camden Creek ®1.0 oz. Peanut Butter Cookieany ending in "08
74014Camden Creek ®1.03 oz. Peanut Butter Cookieany ending in "08

If you have any of the listed products on hand, please contact Cathy Innes at 856-532-6782 Monday through Friday 9:00 am and 4:30 pm ET for further instructions. If you have redistributed the products identified, please notify your customers regarding this situation.

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