Skippy Peanut Butter was recently recalled by Unilever due to a Salmonella outbreak.
According to the Skippy website, both the Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter and the Skippy Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter have been recalled. Theses products were distributed to retail outlets in Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin.
The affected 16.3 oz plastic jars, read:
• UPCs: 048001006812 and 048001006782 (located on the side of the jar’s label below the bar code.)
• Best-If-Used-By Dates: MAY1612LR1, MAY1712LR1, MAY1812LR1, MAY1912LR1, MAY2012LR1 and MAY2112LR1
Skippy states that none of their other products have been affected.
As of the time of the statement by Skippy no related illnesses have been reported but they are treating this seriously because Salmonella can cause serious, and sometimes, fatal infections in children, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems.
Contact Skippy at 1-800-453-3432 for information on the recall.