FDA: Peanut Butter Recall Has Expanded
When is a product recall more than a product recall? When it applies to one of the most popular and widely distributed grocery items in the country. Earlier this week, a peanut butter recall due to a potentially deadly contaminant grabbed the attention of consumers across the U.S. But the story was far from over: Since then, brands who use the affected peanut butter in their products have unfurled a cascade of related product recalls, affecting grocery stores and popular purchases around the country. Read on to find out what has been recalled so far.
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Shutterstock/Marie C FieldsOn May 20, the J. M. Smucker Co. announced it was recalling select Jif peanut butter products sold in the U.S. The recalled peanut butter was distributed nationwide in retail stores and other outlets. The recalled products include a wide array of Jif crunchy, creamy, and natural peanut butter in various sizes and package types, all named in the recall announcement shared on May 20 on the website for the F …