The plant supplies peanut butter products to stores like Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Safeway and others.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it has blocked food distribution from the Sunland Inc. peanut butter plant in New Mexico, whose products were subject to a wide recall in recent months because of salmonella contamination. The various types of Sunland peanut butter products – sold under several brands by major food retailers, including Trader Joe's, Safeway and Whole Foods – had been part of a voluntary recall that began in September and later was expanded. The FDA action announced Monday is a mandatory order. The company's peanut butter products have been "linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Bredeney that has sickened 41 people in 20 states," the FDA said. The voluntary recall began after salmonella was detected …
Well, sort of. Clifton store set to open in November will technically be the closest to the Caldwells.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
West Essex fans of Trader Joe's have long been hoping for the specialty market to open a location in West Caldwell, Livingston or somewhere around the block. So will a new store 6.7 miles away do? According to their website, Trader Joe’s will unveil a new location at 259 Allwood Road in Clifton on Friday, Nov. 16. The store will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week and will not sell alcohol. The Clifton location will be .43 miles closer than the current closest TJ's 7.3 miles away in Florham Park. But with the ever-present construction and congestion on Route 3, more pleasant drives to Florham Park, Wayne (7.95 miles) and Millburn (8.78 miles) may still be the better option. After all, die-hard fans know the chocolate covered, …