A recall of New Mexico-based manufacturer Sunland’s peanut butter – which is believed to be contaminated with salmonella – has expanded to now include 240 products.

In an announcement on Friday (5 October), the US Food & Drug Administration said environmental samples taken in the Sunland Inc. nut butter production facility show the presence of Salmonella.

As a result, Sunland has expand its ongoing recall to include all products made in the Sunland nut butter production facility between 1 March 2010 and 24 September 2012, adding 139 products to the recall, bringing the total number of products being recalled by the company to 240.

“The expanded recall covers all previously identified Peanut Butter, Almond Butter, Cashew Butter, and Tahini products as well as Roasted Blanched Peanut Products. New product categories being added to the list are several varieties of flavored butters and spreads, including Thai Ginger Butter, Chocolate Butter and Banana Butter,” the FDA said.

The recall had begun with Trader Joe’s own-label peanut butter. Sunland manufactures private-label products for various US retailers including Sprout’s, Target and Fresh & Easy as well as branded nut butter.

Click here for a full list of products included in the recall.

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