Breaking News! J.M. Smucker Co has issued a Jif recall on their popular Jif peanut brand.

Peanut butter is a huge part of a gluten free lifestyle, so we though this was extremely important to share with our readers!

Here’s how to know if your Jif is affected by the recall, and what you should do.

Why Is There a Jif Recall on Peanut Butter?

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

What we know about the Jif Recall:

  • The outbreak currently spans 12 states.
  • According to the CDC,14 people have been sickened, with 2 requiring hospitalization
  • Affected Jif products were sold at stores nationwide.
  • Various types and sizes were recalled, including creamy, crunchy, natural, and reduced fat peanut butter.
  • The affected lot code numbers are 1274425 through 2140425, with the numbers “425” at the end of the first 7 numbers.

Jif Recall: How To Tell if You Have Recalled Peanut Butter Products

The first thing you need to do is grab your Jif products from your pantry to look for their lot numbers or UPC codes to compare against the Jif recall.

Jif Recall - How to Tell If Your Jif is Affected
Jif Recall – How to Tell If Your Jif is Affected

Check if your jar of Jif peanut butter is affected by the Jif recall by looking at the lot number located below the “Best if Used by” date on the back of the jar. Lot codes 1274425 – 2140425, with the numbers 425 in the 5th through 7th position of the code are affected by the Jif recall and should not be used.

Jif Recall: Affected UPC Codes

Description UPC
JIF 16 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025516
JIF 16 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025537
JIF 96 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TWIN PACK 5150024705
JIF 96 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER TWIN PACK 5150024706
JIF 40 OUNCE NATURAL CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150007565
JIF 12 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER INTERNATIONAL 5150008026
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 33.5 OUNCE NO ADDED SUGAR PEANUT BUTTER 5150024548
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 OZ REDUCED FAT CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025518
JIF 16 OUNCE CREAMY OMEGA 3 PEANUT BUTTER 5150025530
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 46.5 OUNCE NO ADDED SUGAR PEANUT BUTTER 5150041418
JIF 1.1 OUNCE PORTION CONTROL PEANUT BUTTER 120 COUNT 5150092100
JIF 48 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024094
JIF 48 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024095
JIF 1.5 oz CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO 5150024141
JIF 48 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY 5150024402
JIF 40 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024090
JIF 40 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024091
JIF 40 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025524

What To Do If You Have Products Affected By The Jif Recall?

The very first thing to do is throw out any affected Jif products immediately. You should then follow CDC recommendations. Those include:

  • Check all Jif products currently in your home to identify any potentially recalled products.
  • Don’t eat any Jif products that have been recalled. Immediately throw away recalled products.
  • Wash and sanitize all surfaces and containers that have come in contact with the affected products with hot water and soap.
  • If you’re experiencing one or more of the symptoms below after consuming peanut butter, call your healthcare provider right away:
    • Diarrhea accompanied by a fever higher than 102°F
    • Bloody diarrhea
    • Diarrhea that lasts for 3 days with no improvement
    • Excessive vomiting that prevents you from keeping liquid down
    • Signs of dehydration (decrease in urination, dry mouth and throat, dizziness upon standing)

What is Salmonella?

Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause an infection of the gastrointestinal tract. The most common symptom of salmonella infection is diarrhea, although other symptoms may include fever, vomiting, and cramping. Salmonella is usually spread through contaminated food or water, and contact with an infected animal. Treatment for salmonella infection typically involves antibiotics.

Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially amongst young children, the elderly, and immunocompromised individuals.

What are the symptoms of Salmonella?

The most common symptom of salmonella infection is diarrhea, which may be bloody. Other symptoms may include fever, vomiting, and cramping. Symptoms typically develop within 6-72 hours after exposure to the bacteria.

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