Jif’s peanut butter parent company, The JM Smucker Company, has issued a nationwide recall of its product due to potential Salmonella contamination.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a statement saying it believes an outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg in 12 states is linked to Jif peanut butter products made at JM Smucker facilities. Company in Lexington, Ky.
If consumers have products with lot codes 1274425 through 2140425, or if the first seven digits end in 425, they should discard the peanut butter immediately and thoroughly wash and sanitize anything that may have come into contact with the product. , the FDA said.
the batch code can be found on the back of the jar label, under the “if used before” date.
The full list of recalled products can be found here.
At least four of the infections were reported by people who said they ate Jif peanut butter.
None of the infections were reported in New Jersey at this time.
Consumers with questions about the recall or wishing to report illnesses should visit JIF’s website or call the company at 800-828-9980 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET.
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