Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are SAFE to eat!

The Hershey Company says that Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are in fact SAFE to eat:

The Hershey Company Does Not Purchase Peanut Butter,
Peanuts or Peanut Products from Peanut Corporation of America
All Hershey and Reese's candies are safe to consume

HERSHEY, PA., January 17, 2009 - The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today issued a statement related to peanuts:

No products made by The Hershey Company, including items and brands in the iconic Reese's franchise, are affected by the recent recall related to peanut butter. Hershey does not purchase any peanut butter, peanuts or peanut products from the Peanut Corporation of America. Peanut butter for Reese's Peanut Butter Cups is made in Hershey facilities under the most stringent safety and quality standards.

All of our products are safe to consume. This includes all items sold to other food companies and used as ingredients in other products.

Consumers with any questions regarding this issue should call our Consumer Relations line at 1-800-468-1714.

So, there you have it, Reese's Peatnut Butter Cups are SAFE to it.

You can check the FDA recall list for the current peanut butter Salmonella outbreak to see for yourself that Reese's is not on the list.

-- Jack Krupansky


At 11:14 AM , Anonymous Anita Hooker said...

However, I did get sick from eating some of the Peanut Butter Cups, only got a stomach ache that lasted a couple days. But then again, I ate 3 packs (24 peanut butter cups) in one sitting... ha ha. Yes, they are that good, but in moderation... :)


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