Hershey Reacts to Peanut Butter Outbreak

    Industry News | January 19, 2009
    The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY - News) 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."

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