Huge Peanut Butter Recall hits 18 states, here’s how to identify them…

Foodborne illness has been around for as long as humans have been eating food. Scientists believe typhoid fever from Salmonella may have been what killed Alexander the Great in 323 B.C.

President Zachary Taylor also is suspected to have died from bacteria in food or water he consumed at a Fourth of July celebration in 1850.

The U.S. had some food safety regulations as far back as the colonies, but the laws we have today about food inspection and reporting to the public didn’t start to take shape until the early 20th century.

If you read Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle” and were grossed out by the descriptions of how meat was processed at the stockyards in Chicago, you weren’t alone. Then-President Theodore Roosevelt didn’t like what he read and helped push through two bills in 1906 that began the modern era of our food safety laws.

The makers of skippy released this information today- From our family to yours, we want you to know that we take the quality of our products very seriously and apologize to our fans for this situation. Please know this recall only affects a very limited number, 9,353 cases, of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Peanut Butter Spread and SKIPPY® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended with Plant Protein. Only this very small amount of product was affected. IMPORTANT: No other varieties or dates of SKIPPY® products are included in this recall.

States where the affected product was shipped: CA, CT, DE, FL, HI, IL, IN, KS, MA, MN, MO, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OK, and WI.

Here’s everything you need to know to see if your SKIPPY® product is part of the recall:

Step 1:

Verify that your SKIPPY® product is one of the affected UPC numbers. Check the UPC code on the side of the jar, where the store scans the product. If the UPC code is 37600-10520, 37600-10667, 37600-10499, or 37600-88095, please continue to step 2.

UPCs from Peanut Butter Jars

Step 2:

The production code information is on the top of the lid.

Where Best By Date is on Peanut Butter Jar

Step 3:

If your jar has a different “BEST IF USED BY” date than what is listed below, it is not part of the recall.

Step 4:

If your jar has the following dates for the corresponding UPC, it is part of the recall.

ItemNameBest If Used By
37600-10520Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread 40ozMAY0423, MAY0523
37600-10667Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread Club pack 2/40ozMAY0523
37600-10499Reduced Fat SUPER CHUNK® Peanut Butter Spread 16.3ozMAY0623, MAY0723
37600-88095Peanut Butter Blended with Plant Protein 14ozMAY1023

Step 5:

You can either return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or call Skippy Foods Consumer Engagement at 1-866-475-4779, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Central Time.

We apologize to our fans for this inconvenience. Our company is committed to product quality and will continue to invest in our processes to ensure the quality and wholesomeness of our products.

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