In the case of Salmonella contaminating peanuts, the roasting process kills all bacteria, and no Salmonella should be present afterward (National Peanut Board
Mackenzie held multiple internships at companies including a market research firm, a social networking site, a consulting company, The National Peanut Board
and Atlanta Magazine.
Six weeks after the New York launch of a "Resumption of Consumption" program on behalf of USA-grown peanuts and peanut products, National Peanut Board
(NPB) president and managing director Raffaella Marie Fenn was able to share some good news about peanut butter volume sales.In a recent e-mail update to NPB partners, Fenn noted that while jarred peanut butter was never a part of the recall, media coverage often confused the issue, and consumers stayed away.
Salmonella can be present on raw peanuts, but at the processing facility, the roaster kills the bacteria; therefore, once the nuts are roasted, they should be bacteria free (National Peanut Board
A chef demonstration and tasting event held last month at the elegant Astor Center in New York was an inadvertent venue for the image rehabilitation of the recently battered peanut industry, to judge from the comments of several attendees, including trade association executives, suppliers and peanut farmers.Although the celebratory festivities, sponsored by the Atlanta-based National Peanut Board
(NPB) and also featuring a two-day interactive exhibition at New York"s iconic and well-traveled Grand Central Station, were in the works before the salmonella outbreak and subsequent massive Peanut Corp.
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To help the industry cope with this pressing issue, the Culinary Institute of America (CIA), with assistance from the National Peanut Board
, has developed a new educational program, Food Allergies: Challenges and Opportunities for Food Service.The Internet-based program offers such features as informative text, video interviews and allergy-free recipe ideas to help foodservice operators formulate strategies for meeting customers' needs, without unnecessarily eliminating foods with potential allergens from their menus."Food Allergies: Challenges and Opportunities for Food Service is an indispensable tool for businesses eager to meet the needs of their customers with food allergies," said Greg Drescher, executive director of strategic initiatives at Hyde Park, N.Y.-based CIA.
Event sponsors include: Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, American Frozen Food Institute, California Raisin Marketing Board, California Strawberry Commission, American Iron & Steel Institute's Steel Packaging Council, Chilean Fresh Fruit Association, Del Monte Fresh Produce, Gilroy Foods, Grimmway Farms, Hass Avocado Board, National Mango Board, National Peanut Board
, Nunhems (sponsoring Grimmway and River Point Farms), Perfect Puree of Napa Valley, River Point Farms, Sunkist Growers, U.S.
IRI data supplied by the National Peanut Board
shows that consumption of peanut butter, as measured in jars, has risen 10.6 percent from the first quarter of 2001 through the end of 2005.
This back-to-school season the National Peanut Board
is teaming up with Marianne Neifert, better known as Dr.