**RECALL ON PEANUT BUTTER**
|RECALL= 16oz SMUCKERS NATURAL CHUNKY PEANUT BUTTER!|
The J.M. Smucker Company announced Thursday that it is voluntarily recalling certain 16-ounce jars of peanut butter over concerns about salmonella contamination.
"No illnesses related to this issue have been reported and the product is being recalled out of an abundance of caution for consumer safety," according to a company press release.
They go on to say that the "recall was initiated as the result of a routine sampling program by the company, which revealed that these finished products may contain the bacteria."Smucker's is specifically recalling 16-ounce jars of "Smucker's Natural Peanut Butter Chunky," sold between November 8 and 17. None of the company's other products are being recalled at this time.
The peanut butter was distributed in District of Columbia and the following 24 states: 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.
The company says the affected products also contain the following information:
UPC: 5150001701 (located on the side of the jar's label below the bar code)
Production Codes: 1307004 and 1308004
Best-If-Used-By dates: August 3, 2012 and August 4, 2012
If you have a peanut butter included in this recall, the company recommends discarding the jar immediately, and calling Smucker's at 1-888-550-9555 for a replacement coupon.
INFO was heard on HLN this morning.
and info on Smuckers website