Category Archives: Nutrition: Food: Peanut Butter

Peanut component linked to cancer spread

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that a component of peanuts could encourage the spread and survival of cancer cells in the body. In the first study of its kind, scientists showed that a protein in peanuts, called … Continue reading

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Peanut in house dust linked to peanut allergy in some children

A new study led by researchers at King’s College London in collaboration with the University of Manchester and the University of Dundee has found a strong link between exposure to peanut protein in household dust during infancy and the development … Continue reading

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Resveratrol, found in red wine, worsens MS-like symptoms and neuropathology in mice

Philadelphia, PA, October 1, 2013 Resveratrol, a naturally occurring polyphenol compound produced by the skin of red grapes and peanuts, and found in red wine, has been touted as a beneficial supplement due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This … Continue reading

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FDA: Rapid response halted peanut butter Salmonella crisis in its tracks

When public health agencies recognized the signs of an emerging Salmonella outbreak in early September 2012, they could tell that the bacterium was contaminating a food popular with children. And there aren’t many foods more loved by kids than peanut … Continue reading

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Trader Joe’s peanut butter possibly linked to outbreak of Salmonella: FDA

FDA advises consumers not to eat Trader Joe’s Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter Product possibly linked to outbreak of Salmonella Fast facts •  The FDA’s top priority is ensuring the safety of our food supply. The FDA, the Centers for … Continue reading

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Peanut Board begins campaign to justify the big price increases

Average price increase to a PB sandwich just four cents ATLANTA, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Looking for a nutritious, affordable alternative to your favorite jar of USA-grown peanut butter because you heard prices may be increasing? Don’t be so … Continue reading

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