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Peanut Salmonella: 3 cases in Iowa

WATERLOO (KWWL) -- The national salmonalla outbreak from peanut products now includes at least three cases from Iowa, according to the Black Hawk County Health Department.

The putbreak promted the Food and Drug Administration to issue a recall on all peanut products produced at Peanut Corps. Blakely, Georgia plant in the last two years.  Officials said it's the largest product recall in recent memory. 

So far, 529 people have come down with Salmonella in 43 states.  The outbreak is linked to at least 8 deaths.  Now the government confirms it's opening a criminal investigation into the outbreak.

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