Jif Peanut Butter Recall: Sweets and Snacks Made with Jif Peanut Butter are being recalled

Add peanut butter cup ice cream and packaged snacks to a growing list of foods made with Jif peanut butter that are linked to a salmonella outbreak that sickened 16 people in the U.S.

Americans are being warned against eating a variety of baked goods, sandwiches, pastries, mixed fruit and ready-to-eat salads made with Reminiscent of Jif Peanut Butteras snacks are pulled from stores, vending machines and restaurants across the country amid a salmonella outbreak in several states.

The wave began on May 20 with JM Smucker Co. recall of various types of Jif brand peanut butter, including creamy, crispy, natural and reduced fat. In the next two weeks, at least 17 companies recalled products containing Jif, and the public is now being alerted about other food products.

At least 16 people from 12 states have been infected, with two hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Five out of five people who got sick reported eating peanut butter and four out of five reported eating Jif before they got sick, according to the CDC’s epidemiological information review.

The actual number of sick people and affected states is likely higher as some individuals recover without being tested, according to the CDC. “This product has a very long shelf life, so check any Jif peanut butter you have at home to make sure it hasn’t been stripped,” he added.

Salmonella can cause symptoms such as fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. It can be serious and sometimes fatal for children as well as the frail and elderly. Most people who contract Salmonella develop symptoms between six hours and six days after being exposed to the bacteria.

The Salmonella Senftenberg outbreak strain was found at a JM Smucker plant in Lexington, Kentucky, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The recall also affects markets outside the US, with peanut butter also sold in Canada, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan and Thailand, the agency said.

The original recall involved peanut butter jars distributed across the country and including products with lot codes 274425-2140425, with “425” at the end of the first seven digits.

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Remember why this week includes packaged snacks and peanut butter ice cream.

The latest recall by F&S Produce Co., based in Vineland, New Jersey, recalled Protein Power Snack sold at Walgreens stores in New Jersey and New York. The product has been pulled from shelves and has passed its expiration date of May 28, 2022, the company said on Tuesday.

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A recall announced on Monday involves peanut butter ice cream made by Baltimore, Maryland-based Taharka Brothers Ice Cream and distributed between March 1, 2022, to May 28, 2022, to supermarkets, restaurants and ice cream parlors and direct. consumer delivery in the Maryland and DC area, according to a notice published by the FDA.

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Affected products also include ready-to-eat chicken salad containing the collected Jif distributed by an Amazon Go retail store in Washington, according to a May 27 public health alert from the Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. from the USA.

The impact of the Jif recall also spilled over into Disney World, which had to pull out peanut butter-laden snacks at its Florida theme park due to a shortage of the product.

“The great peanut butter shortage of 2022 continues,” proclaimed Gideon’s Bakehouse of Orlando, Florida-based Walt Disney World in a Facebook post.

The Disney Springs restaurant took to Instagram to explain that the recall has reduced the amount of peanut butter coming into Florida, leaving it “pickled” as it needs hundreds of pounds a day for its peanut butter-based desserts. .

That said, the crisis was short-lived, with Gideon taking to social media to declare himself “fully recovered” from his peanut butter shortage.

The Magic Kingdom also dropped its peanut butter sauce from the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor menu, leaving only hot fudge and caramel toppings on its snack menu, a change noted by The Disney Food Blog and Walt Disney World News Today.

Walt Disney did not respond to a request for comment.

Rich’s chocolate peanut butter cups sold at nearly 200 candy and ice cream stores nationwide between November 11, 2021 and January 23, 2022 are also being recalled.

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Giant Eagle recalled several peanut butter-containing baked goods sold at three Pennsylvania supermarkets in Ebensburg, Indiana and Northern Cambria, the company said in a notice published by the FDA. The recalled items involved 120 transactions and most of the people who purchased them were contacted directly, Giant Eagle said.

Safeway Fresh Foods is recalling more than 1,200 boxes of Quick Chek brand Apple and Peanut Butter Shack trays distributed in New Jersey to Quick Chek retail stores, the Vineland, New Jersey-based company said.

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AG Specialty Foods of Happy Valley, Oregon, recalled four perishables sold in Oregon and Washington because they contain Jif, according to the notice published by the FDA. Potentially contaminated items include peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and snack wrappers and boxes with use dates ranging from May 16, 2022 to June 3, 2022.


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Wawa is removing two products sold in its stores – Wawa Apple & Peanut Butter Dipper and Jif Creamy Peanut Butter, while Euphoria Chocolate of Eugene, Oregon, is recalling truffles and meltaways containing Jif and sold by retailers and supermarkets across the state from from the 17th of February. , 2022, to May 20, 2022.

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Bix Produce of Little Canada, Minnesota, collected 5-ounce packages of “egg and cheese curd energy box” and “egg and cheese curd snack box” containing the removed peanut butter. The snack boxes were sold by retailers in five states: Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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Walmart-branded fudge made with Jif peanut butter and sold in stores across the country is being recalled by Fudgeamentals of Melville, New York, the company said.

Fresh Del Monte is recalling freshly cut fruits and vegetables containing ready-to-eat Jif peanut butter sold by retailers including 7-Eleven nationwide, the Florida-based company said in a separate notice.

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Coblentz Chocolate Co., based in Walnut Creek, Ohio, is recalling candies including chocolate, fudge, caramelized corn and assorted creams containing Jif peanut butter sold nationwide from Nov. May 2022. The company stopped using Jif peanut butter, Coblentz said.

Garden Cut, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, collected products that combined slices of apple or sliced ​​celery with peanut butter and were distributed in seven states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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Mary’s Harvest Fresh Foods of Portland, Oregon, recalled slices of apple and celery paired with 1.5-ounce servings of Jif To Go creamy peanut butter distributed to stores in two states – Oregon and Washington.

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Spring, Texas-based Country Fresh is recalling a variety of fresh fruit snack trays and fruit cups containing Jif Peanut Butter and sold under brands such as Giant, Market32, Snack Fresh, Snack Sensations and Wegmans. .

Products were sold by retailers in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, DC and West Virginia, said Country Fresh.

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Cargill is recalling 795 8-ounce boxes of candy and other snack foods made with peanut butter, he said. This includes Ritz Peanut Butter Cookies with Milk Frosting and Dark Chocolate, Peanut Butter Melts, Peanut Butter Eggs and Fudge sold locally through Wilbur Chocolate retail store in Lititz, Pennsylvania, and online at Wilburbuds.com.

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Taher Inc. of Plymouth, Minnesota, is recalling 6.3-ounce packages of “Fresh Seasons Power Packs” containing potentially contaminated Jif peanut butter. The packages were sold at retail stores and vending machines in Minnesota and western Wisconsin, according to the company.

Albertsons Companies said it was recalling 11 store-prepared products, including mini peanut butter cream pies and peanut butter sliced ​​apples sold at stores including ACME, Albertsons, Eagle, Jewel-Osco, Safeway Tom Thumb and Vons. (see full list of products and stores here).

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Meanwhile, Giant Eagle is reminiscing GetGo Branded Apple Slices with Peanut Butter sold through May 13 through GetGo stations in Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Snacks have UPC code: 30034 93770 6 and expiration dates through May 29, 2022.

The CDC estimates that about 1.3 million Americans are infected with salmonella each year, with 26,500 hospitalized and 420 dying as a result.

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