Salmonella Concerns Prompt Peanut Butter Recall
PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — Concerns over the possibility of salmonella contamination has prompted the J.M Smucker Co. to issue a recall for jars of its Smucker’s Natural Peanut Butter Chunky.
According to the Associated Press, the company says no illnesses have been reported.
The Ohio-based company says the recall is for 16-ounce jars, which would have been bought in the last week or so.
They have “Best if Used By” dates of Aug. 3, 2012 and Aug. 4, 2012. They also have the production codes 1307004 and 1308004.
Smucker says 3,000 jars are being recalled from stores. Another 16,000 had never left warehouses.
The product was 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.
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