There may be more than just PB&J in your child's sandwich if you're using Smucker's Natural Chunky Peanut Butter. The company has recalled that particular peanut butter product due to possible salmonella contamination, reports the FDA.
The recalled peanut butter, sold in 16 oz. jars, were distributed in Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia.
Check the label if you have a jar in your house for the following info:
- UPC: 5150001701 (located on the side of the jar's label below the bar code)
- Production Codes: 1307004 and 1308004
- Best-If-Used-By dates: August 3, 2012 and August 4, 2012
- Chunky product only (not creamy)
- Impacted product would have been purchased between November 8 - 17, 2011
Salmonella can cause fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain, and more serious infections in young children, pregnant women, the elderly or those with weakened immune systems.
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No illnesses have been reported, but if you have a recalled jar discard it immediately and call Smucker’s for a replacement coupon at 1-888-550-9555, Monday – Friday 9 am to 7 pm.
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