Thousands of jars of Jif peanut butter are RECALLED amid salmonella outbreak

Thousands of jars of Jif peanut butter are RECALLED amid salmonella outbreak

Thousands of Jif peanut butter jars have been recalled amid a recent salmonella outbreak, the Food and Drug Administration said.

Jif’s creamy, crunchy, natural and reduced fat peanut butters have been linked to a salmonella outbreak across 12 states that has left 14 ill.

Two people were hospitalized. Side effects from salmonella poisoning include fever, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.

The J.M. Smucker Co. announced a voluntary recall Friday of some Jif peanut butter products for potential salmonella contamination.

All recalled products were produced at the company’s Lexington, Kentucky, factory, NPR reported.

Jars with lot codes 1274425 through 2140425 have been recalled and should be disposed, the company said.

The FDA’s also offered a full list of all recalled products.

Jif is sold at retailers nationwide. States reporting salmonella cases are Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, Ohio, North Carolina, New York, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

The FDA's also offered a full list of all recalled products

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