Federal health officials are investigating the salmonella outbreak in several states. Sweets, trail mix, and other snacks made with Jif peanut butter are some of the increasingly popular products being purchased at vending machines nationwide.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDCP), issued a warning Monday that at least 14 people were infected in 12 states. The agency found that four out of five people interviewed claimed they had consumed different types of Jif peanut oils before becoming ill.
JM Smucker Co. has recalled several peanut butter varieties sold by Jif in the United States and Canada last week. These peanut butter were available in various flavors, including natural, reduced-fat, creamy, natural, and natural. According to the Food and Drug Administration, an outbreak strain Salmonella Senftenberg was discovered in Lexington, Kentucky, at JM Smucker.
Salmonella can cause nausea, vomiting, fever, and abdominal pain. Salmonella can cause severe and sometimes fatal complications in children, the elderly, and frail individuals. One type of bacteria is salmonella. Salmonellosis is a form of salmonella. Salmonella symptoms usually appear between six to six hours after being exposed to the bacteria. Salmonella symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and stomach cramps. Children younger than five years and older adults could be more severely affected. This can result in hospitalization or treatment.
Coblentz Chocolate Co., Walnut Creek (Ohio), recalls sweets like chocolate, fudge, and caramel corn that contain Jif peanut butter. These products were sold between November 12, 2021, and May 21, 2022. Coblentz said that the company had stopped using Jif peanut Butter in a recall notice issued by FDA Tuesday.
FDA published a notice stating that 795 8-ounce containers of candy containing peanut butter were being recalled. Garden Cut, Indianapolis, Indiana, recalls products that combine peanut butter with apple slices or cut celery. These products were distributed across Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Michigan. Country Fresh, a Texas-based firm, recalls fruit snacks trays and fruit cups containing the recalled Jif Peanut Butter. These products were sold under brands such as Giant and Market32, and Snack Sensations.
These include peanut butter meltaway in milk chocolate or dark chocolate, peanut butter Ritz crackers, and peanut butter Fudge sold at the Wilbur Chocolate retail in Lititz, Pennsylvania.
On Tuesday, Garden Cut, Indianapolis, Indiana, recalled products that combine cut celery and apple slices with peanut butter. These products were distributed across Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and West Virginia.
How can you tell if a person has recalled a product? The lot codes for all affected Jif peanut butter products are often located near the “best before”. It differs from the UPC number printed on bar codes. It is considered to have been made in Lexington if the first seven digits end with 425 It is also best to ignore codes that start with four numbers between 1274-2140. It should be thrown out.