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The JM Smucker Co. Issues Recall of Jif Products


On May 20, 2022, The J.M. Smucker Co. recalled select peanut butter products due to potential Salmonella contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced.

The California Department of Education Nutrition Services Division strongly recommends that food program operators take precautions to ensure these products are not served or consumed and instead are disposed of per the manufacturer's instructions.

Please note that per the FDA, these products are not U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food items.

The following information is directly from the FDA:

The J. M. Smucker Co. is recalling select Jif® peanut butter products sold in the U.S. due to potential Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The recalled peanut butter was distributed nationwide in retail stores and other outlets. Recalled products include the products below with lot codes 1274425 – 2140425. Lot codes are included alongside best-if-used-by date.

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

If consumers have products matching the above description in their possession, they should dispose of it immediately.

For further information on this recall, please visit the FDA Safety Alert web page External link opens in new window or tab..

Contact Information

Consumers or program operators with questions about the peanut butter recall can contact The J.M. Smucker Co. customer service hotline by phone at 800-828-9980.

If you have any other questions regarding this subject, please contact Jeremy Partsch, Office Technician, by phone at 916-322-3005 or by email at jpartsch@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, May 25, 2022
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