Some Jif Peanut Butter Products Recalled Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

By The Canadian Press
The Canadian Press
The Canadian Press
May 22, 2022 Updated: May 22, 2022

The makers of Jiff peanut butter are urging Canadians to check their recent purchases as they issue a recall for some products due to potential salmonella contamination.

The J.M. Smucker Co. issued a voluntary recall Saturday for a number of peanut butter products sold in Canada, including creamy, light, and crunchy peanut butter products.

The company, which is issuing the recall in cooperation with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency,  says jars with lot codes 1274425 through 2140425 should be disposed of immediately.

The Canadian recall follows an American outbreak of salmonella affecting 14 people in 12 states that has been linked to Jif peanut butter.

Salmonella symptoms include fever, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting, and in rare cases can cause arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, and urinary tract symptoms.

Consumers who would like to report symptoms or who have questions are encouraged to contact Jif.