Jif peanut butter recalled after salmonella outbreak

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

Jif peanut butter recalled after salmonella outbreak

Side effects from salmonella poisoning include fever, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting

Jif peanut butter recalled after salmonella outbreak

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

Jif peanut butter recalled after salmonella outbreak

Jif is sold at retailers nationwide

Jif peanut butter recalled after salmonella outbreak

States reporting salmonella cases are Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, Ohio, North Carolina, New York, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Washington

Jif peanut butter recalled after salmonella outbreak

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

Jif peanut butter recalled after salmonella outbreak

This information is usually printed on the back label of the jar

Jif peanut butter recalled after salmonella outbreak

If you happen to have a jar included in the recall, you should throw it away immediately