Jif Peanut Butter Recall: Jif Peanut Butter candies and snacks are now being recalled

Jif Peanut Butter Recall: Jif Peanut Butter candies and snacks are now being recalled

Add peanut butter ice cream to a growing list of recalled Jif peanut butter foods linked to an outbreak of salmonella that sickened 16 people in the United States.

Americans are being warned against consuming a range of baked goods, sandwiches, candies, trail mixes and ready-to-eat salads made with recalled peanut butter Jifas snacks are pulled from stores, vending machines and restaurants nationwide amid a multi-state salmonella outbreak.

The wave started on May 20 with the JM Smucker Co. recall of several types of Jif brand peanut butter, including creamy, crunchy, natural and light. In the two weeks since, at least 16 companies have recalled products containing Jif, and the public is now being warned about other food products.

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

The true number of sick people and affected states is likely higher, as some people recover without being tested, according to the CDC. “This product has a very long shelf life, so be sure to check any Jif Peanut Butter you have at home to make sure it hasn’t been recalled,” 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 for the frail and the elderly. Most people who contract Salmonella develop symptoms between six hours and six days after being exposed to the bacteria.

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

The initial recall involved peanut butter tubs distributed nationwide that included products with lot codes 274425-2140425, with “425” at the end of the first seven digits.

Recalled product.

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The latest recall involves peanut butter ice cream made by Taharka Brothers Ice Cream, based in Baltimore, Maryland. The affected ice cream was distributed between March 1, 2022 and May 28, 2022 in grocery stores, restaurants and ice cream parlors and delivered directly to consumers in the Maryland and DC area, according to a notice issued Monday by the FDA. .

Image of the recalled product.

US Food and Drug Administration

Affected products also include a ready-to-eat chicken salad containing the recalled Jif distributed by an Amazon Go outlet in Washington, according to a May 27 public health alert from the U.S. Department of Food Safety and Inspection Service. Agriculture.

The impact of Jif’s recall also rippled through Disney World, which had to remove peanut butter-laden snacks at its Florida theme park due to shortages of the product.

“The Great Peanut Butter Shortage of 2022 continues,” Orlando, Florida-based Walt Disney World’s Gideon’s Bakehouse proclaimed in a Facebook post.

The Disney Springs restaurant took to Instagram to explain that the recall had slowed the arrival of large peanut butter stocks in Florida, leaving it in “a pickle” as it needs hundreds of pounds a day for its peanut butter desserts.

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

The Magic Kingdom had also removed 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 in nearly 200 candy and ice cream stores across the country between Nov. 11, 2021 and Jan. 23, 2022 are also being recalled.

Recalled product.

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

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

Apple & Peanut Butter Cup recalled because it contains Jif.

US Food and Drug Administration

AG Specialty Foods of Happy Valley, Oregon, recalled four perishable products sold in Oregon and Washington because they contain Jif, according to its notice issued by the FDA. Potentially contaminated items include peanut butter and jam sandwiches and snacks and boxes with use-by 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 Eugene, Oregon’s Euphoria Chocolate is recalling truffles and fondants containing Jif and sold by retailers and supermarkets across the country. the state from February 17. , 2022, to May 20, 2022.

Recalled product.

US Food and Drug Administration

Bix Produce of Little Canada, Minnesota recalled 5 ounce packages of “Egg and Cheese Curds Food Box” and “Egg and Cheese Curds Snack Box” containing the recalled peanut butter. The snack boxes were sold by retailers in five states: Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Recalled product.

US Food and Drug Administration

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

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

Recalled product.

US Food and Drug Administration

Coblentz Chocolate Co., based in Walnut Creek, Ohio, is recalling candy, including chocolate, fudge, caramel corn and assorted creams containing the recalled Jif peanut butter, sold nationwide from November 12 2021 to May 21, 2022. The company has stopped using Jif Peanut Butter, Coblentz says.

Garden Cut, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, recalled products combining sliced ​​apple or cut celery with peanut butter and distributed in seven states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Recalled product.

US Food and Drug Administration

Mary’s Harvest Fresh Foods of Portland, Oregon recalled apple and celery slices combined with 1.5 ounce servings of Jif To Go Creamy Peanut Butter distributed in stores in two states – Oregon and Washington.

Recalled Jif Peanut Butter Product.

US Food and Drug Administration

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

Products were sold through 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, Country Fresh said.

Recalled product.

US Food and Drug Administration

Cargill is recalling 795 8-ounce boxes of recalled peanut butter candies and other snacks, it said. This includes Ritz Peanut Butter Crackers coated in milk and dark chocolate, Peanut Butter Fudge, Peanut Butter Eggs and Fudge sold locally at the Wilbur Chocolate retail store in Lititz, Pennsylvania, and in online at Wilburbuds.com.

Recalled “Fresh Seasons Power Packs” containing Jif Peanut Butter.

US Food and Drug Administration

Taher Inc. of Plymouth, Minnesota is recalling 6.3 ounce packages of “Fresh Seasons Power Packs” containing potentially contaminated Jif Peanut Butter. The packs 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 apple slices with peanut butter sold at stores including ACME, Albertsons, Eagle, Jewel- Osco, Safeway Tom Thumb and Vons (see full list of products and stores here).

Example of a recalled product label.

Albertsons companies

In the meantime, Giant Eagle recalls GetGo Brand Apple Slices with Peanut Butter sold through May 13 by GetGo stations in Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The snacks carry 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 hospitalizations and 420 deaths.

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