- Illnesses: 14
- Hospitalizations: 2
- Deaths: 0
- States: 12
- Recall: Yes
- Investigation status: Active
Jif brand peanut butter
- Sold at stores nationwide.
- Many types and sizes were recalled, including creamy, crunchy, natural, and reduced fat.
- Lot code numbers 1274425 through 2140425, with “425” at the end of the first 7 numbers.
- See recallexternal icon notice for more information.
Four of five (80%) sick people reported eating different types of Jif brand peanut butter before getting sick.
What You Should Do
- Do not eat any recalled Jif brand peanut butter. Throw it away.
- This product has a very long shelf life, so be sure to check any Jif peanut butter you have at home to make sure it has not been recalled.
- Wash surfaces and containers that may have touched the recalled peanut butter using hot, soapy water.
- Call your healthcare provider if you have one or more of these symptoms after eating recalled peanut butter:
- Diarrhea and a fever higher than 102°F
- Diarrhea for more than 3 days that is not improving
- Bloody diarrhea
- So much vomiting that you cannot keep liquids down
- Signs of dehydration, such as:
- Not peeing much
- Dry mouth and throat
- Feeling dizzy when standing up
What Businesses Should Do
- Do not sell or serve recalled Jif brand peanut butter.
- Wash and sanitize containers and surfaces that may have come in contact with recalled peanut butter.
Symptoms of Salmonella
- Most people infected with Salmonella experience diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps.
- Symptoms usually start 6 hours to 6 days after swallowing the bacteria.
- Most people recover without treatment after 4 to 7 days.
- Some people – especially children younger than 5 years, adults 65 years and older, and people with weakened immune systems – may experience more severe illnesses that require medical treatment or hospitalization.
- For more information about Salmonella, see the Salmonella Questions and Answers page.