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Trader Joe's peanut products recalled after salmonella reports

Maryland has one case of salmonella associated with a recall of peanut products, according to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

On Sept. 22, Trader Joe's recalled its Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter, according to a state DHMH news release. Sunland Inc., the food's manufacturer, has since extended the recall to include two other products: Trader Joe's Valencia Peanut Butter with Roasted Flaxseeds, Crunchy and Salted, and Trader Joe's Almond Butter with Roasted Flaxseeds, Crunchy and Salted.

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The Trader Joe's locations in the closest vicinity to Carroll County are in Pikesville and Towson, according to Trader Joe's website.

Additionally, Sunland Inc. recalled other peanut products such as tahini, cashew butter and roasted blanched peanut products, according to a Sunland Inc. news release.

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As of Tuesday afternoon, there have been 30 cases of salmonella bredeney -- which can result in diarrhea, cramps and/or a fever -- in 19 different states associated with the recent recall, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention. This has resulted in four hospitalizations and no deaths, according to the CDC.

The case in Maryland was in a child younger than 18, who was not hospitalized and has since recovered, according to the Maryland DHMH release. Since the case is under investigation, the department declined to release what county the incident occurred in.

The investigation is ongoing, and more information can be found at

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