At least 365 schools and agencies in at least three states were shipped possibly tainted peanut products linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak as part of the federal school meal program, U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials announced on Jan. 30.

Schools and daycare centers in California, Idaho, and Minnesota received roasted peanuts and peanut butter, which are now part of a rapidly expanding recall list from the Blakely, Ga.,-based Peanut Corp. of America, said Jack Currie, spokesman for the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service.

To date, none of the states reported illnesses as a result of students eating the recalled peanut


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