Jif peanut butter recalled over salmonella concerns

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Certain Jif peanut butter products are being voluntarily recalled, the J.M. Smucker Co. announced Saturday. The products, which were sold and distributed across the U.S. and in Canada, may be contaminated with salmonella.

Recalled Jif Peanut Butter / Credit: Food and Drug Administration
Recalled Jif Peanut Butter / Credit: Food and Drug Administration

At least 14 people across 12 states have become sick from the products, and two were hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. No deaths have been reported.

The products have lot codes 1274425 – 2140425, the Food and Drug Administration said, adding that anyone who has these possibly contaminated products should throw them out right away.

"We apologize for the concern this will cause but we have initiated a voluntary recall of select Jif products sold in the U.S. and Canada due to potential salmonella contamination," the company said on its website.

The organism salmonella can cause symptoms including fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. It can be serious and sometimes fatal to children, as well as frail and elderly people, according to the FDA.

The full list of recalled products can be found below:

JIF 16 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025516

JIF 40 OUNCE NATURAL CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150007565

JIF 3/4 OUNCE PEANUT BUTTER PLASTIC CASE 5150008051

JIF .64 OUNCE NATURAL PEANUT BUTTER PLASTIC CASE 5150008058

JIF 96 COUNT NATURAL PEANUT BUTTER TO GO CASE 5150021889

JIF 36 COUNT CREAMY JIF PEANUT TO GO CASE 5150024114

JIF 8 COUNT CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO 5150024130

JIF 8 COUNT CREAMY PBTR TO GO 5150024136

JIF 4.5 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO 5150024137

JIF 54 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO 36 PACK 5150024143

JIF 28 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024163

JIF 96 COUNT CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO 5150024170

JIF 54 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO 36 PACK 5150024174

JIF 28 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024177

JIF 40 OUNCE NATURAL HONEY 5150024182

JIF 12 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024191

JIF 12 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO 5150024307

JIF 40 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024321

JIF 28 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024322

JIF 4 POUND CAN CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024331

JIF 96 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY TWINPACK 5150024404

JIF 15.5 OUNCE NO ADDED SUGAR PEANUT BUTTER 5150024540

JIF 13 OUNCE SQUEEZABLE POUCH 5150024545

JIF 13 OUNCE SQUEEZABLE POUCH 5150024545

JIF 13 OUNCE NATURAL SQUEEZE POUCH 5150024572

JIF 13 OUNCE NATURAL SQUEEZE POUCH 5150024572

JIF 80 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TWIN PACK 5150024769

JIF 80 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER TWIN PACK 5150024776

JIF 40 OUNCE REDUCED FAT CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025499

JIF 16 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025516

JIF 16 OZ REDUCED FAT CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025518

JIF 16 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025537

JIF 80 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TWIN PACK 5150025542

JIF 16 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025565

JIF 16 OUNCE NATURAL CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025574

JIF 16 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER HONEY 5150025578

JIF 40 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150072001

JIF 40 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150072002

JIF TO GO 8 PACK 250 GRAM CREAMY 5150075007

JIF 46.5 OUNCE NO ADDED SUGAR PEANUT BUTTER 5150041418

JIF 1.1 OUNCE PORTION CONTROL PEANUT BUTTER 120 COUNT 5150092100

JIF 96 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TWIN PACK 5150024705

JIF 28 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024177

JIF 12 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER INTERNATIONAL 5150008026

JIF 16 OUNCE CREAMY OMEGA 3 PEANUT BUTTER 5150025530

JIF 96 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER TWIN PACK 5150024706

JIF 96 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TWIN PACK 5150024705

JIF 16 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025537

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