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Jif peanut butter put two people in the hospital

Jif peanut butter is being recalled.

Jif peanut butter recall.

A salmonella outbreak linked to Jif peanut butter caused several to fall ill and two hospitalizations.

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If Jif is your favorite peanut butter this article is not going to be good news.

An article written by ABC News states the company is now recalling their peanut butter due to salmonella.

The current salmonella outbreak has affected at least 14 people and puts two people in the hospital.

The FDA believes this outbreak is linked to this peanut butter.

The following are the recalled peanut butters

  • Creamy
  • Reduced-Fat
  • Crunchy
  • Natural

The jars will also have lot codes 1274425 to

As of right now, 12 states have been affected by this outbreak.

The states are listed below

  • Washington
  • Arkansas
  • Massachusetts
  • Virginia
  • Ohio
  • Georgia
  • New York
  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • Texas
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina

If you have purchased this peanut butter do not consume it.

It should be thrown away and then any surface the peanut butter touched should be sanitized.

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What is Salmonella?

Salmonella is an infection caused by ingesting contaminated food or water.

Sometimes an infection will cause no symptoms at all.

Symptoms that do pop up should only last a few days.

These symptoms will start to show within 8 to 72 hours

  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Chills
  • Headache
  • Blood in stool