BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The JM Smucker Company has issued a recall on select Jif® peanut butter products sold in the United States due to possible salmonella contamination, according to the company.
The recalled peanut butter was distributed at retail stores and other outlets nationwide, company officials said in a statement.
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Fourteen people in 12 states have reported getting sick.
Recalled products include products with lot codes 1274425 – 2140425. The lot codes are listed next to the best before date.
Salmonella can cause serious infections in young children, the elderly, and people with compromised immune systems. Some of these infections could prove fatal.
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People with salmonella poisoning experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain, company officials warned.
In rare cases, Salmonella infection can cause arterial infections, endocarditis and arthritis, company officials said.
This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the US Food and Drug Administration.
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Consumers who have questions or wish to report side effects should visit www.jif.com/contact-us or call 800-828-9980, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.
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