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Skippy Foods, LLC Issues Recall of Peanut Butter


On March 31, 2022, Skippy Foods, LLC recalled approximately 161,692 pounds of peanut butter spread due to possible foreign matter 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 or returned to the place of purchase 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:

Skippy Foods, LLC is voluntarily recalling 9,353 cases, or 161,692 total pounds, of a limited number of code dates of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread and SKIPPY® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended With Plant Protein due to the possibility that a limited number of jars may contain a small fragment of stainless steel from a piece of manufacturing equipment. The code date is located on top of the lid. A photo of the products and “Best If Used By” dates appear below. There have been no consumer complaints associated with this recall to date, and all retailers that received the affected product have been properly notified.

Skippy Foods, LLC, out of an abundance of caution and with an emphasis on the quality of its products, is issuing the recall to ensure that consumers are made aware of the issue. The manufacturing facility’s internal detection systems identified the concern.

Products subject to this recall action:

Product Recalled Code Date

SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter, 40oz

Best if Used By MAY0423
Best if Used By MAY0523

SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter - Club, 2/40oz

Best if Used By MAY0523

SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter, 16.3oz

Best if Used By MAY0623
Best if Used By MAY0723

SKIPPY® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended With Plant Protein, 14oz

Best if Used By MAY1023

No other sizes, varieties, or other packaging configurations of SKIPPY® brand peanut butter or peanut butter spreads are included in this recall.

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

Contact Information

Consumers or program operators with questions about the peanut butter spread recall can contact the Skippy Foods, LLC customer service hotline by phone at 866-475-4779.

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: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
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