Some Jif Peanut Butter Products Linked to Salmonella Cases

(Washington D.C.) — Consumers should double-check their jars of Jif peanut butter amid a recall, the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say.

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, with two people being hospitalized. The side effects of salmonella poisoning are fever, nausea, and vomiting.

J.M. The J.M. Jars with the lot codes of 1274425-2140425 were recalled by Smucker Co. and should be disposed off.

Jif can be purchased at all major retailers. States with salmonella outbreaks include Arkansas, Georgia. Illinois. Massachusetts. Missouri. Ohio. North Carolina. New York. South Carolina. Texas. Virginia. Washington.

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