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.
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
|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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