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The J.M. Smucker Company is recalling a number of Jif Peanut Butter products over possible salmonella contamination.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have investigated an outbreak of Salmonella poisoning of 14 people in 12 states.
Five of the 14 had eaten different varieties of Jif peanut butter products before becoming ill.
Several dozen products have been recalled.
It is important to check the lot number of the product before consuming any Jif product.
Check the lot number of any Jif product which is found alongside the expiration date.
Dispose of any products with lot number 1274425 through 2140425 the most important number is the 425 at the end.
The FDA says if any of those Jif products have been used to wash and sanitize surfaces and utensils that have touched it thoroughly.
Because of the shelf life of peanut butter it is important to check all Jif products.
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