J.M. Smucker Recalls Peanut Butter Products Over Potential Salmonella Contamination

Multiple Jif peanut butter products are being recalled due to an outbreak of salmonella linked to a Lexington, Ky., manufacturing facility.

J.M. Smucker Co., the parent company for the popular peanut butter brand, issued a voluntary recall on Friday. The Food and Drug Administration along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local partners are investigating the outbreak that so far spans 12 states.

Currently, 14 people have reported illnesses and two of those cases have resulted in hospitalizations, according to data provided by the CDC.

“Five out of five people reported consuming peanut butter and four of the five people specifically reported consuming different varieties of Jif brand peanut butter prior to becoming ill,” the FDA said.


Just a partial list of recalls for the month of May:

Smithfield Recalls 185,000 Pounds of Bacon Topping Due to Possible Metal Contamination May 20, 2022

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready-To-Eat Ham Product Due to Possible Processing Deviation May 18, 2022

Ready to Eat Pork Sausage Products Recalled due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination May 18, 2022

Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall of Specific Varieties of SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies Due to Potential Presence of Thin Metal Strand Embedded in Gummies or Loose in the Bag May 13, 2022

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Raw Ground Beef Products Due to Foreign Material Contamination May 11, 2022

Safeway Fresh Food, LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Salad Containing Chicken Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens May 3, 2022


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