Coblentz Chocolate Company of Walnut Creek, OH is recalling certain Peanut Butter Products because of potential Salmonella contamination.
This recall comes after J. M. Smucker Co.’s recall of dozens of Jif peanut butter products because of a new outbreak of infections from Salmonella Senftenberg. The full recall can be viewed here.
The products were distributed nationwide and reached consumers through the Coblentz Chocolate Company retail store and other retail locations.
The products included in the recall were sold between Nov. 12, 2021, and May 21, 2022. The specific products include lot numbers 1315-2140.
- Peanut Butter Spread
- Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup
- Graham Peanut Butter Sandwich
- Ritz Peanut Butter Sandwich
- Oversized Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup
- Fudge Sampler, Peanut Butter Fudge
- Buckeye Fudge
- Oversized Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup
- Oversized Peanut Butter Pretzel Cluster
- Peanut Butter Truffle
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Corn
Select Gift Boxes:
- 4 oz. Deluxe Assortment 8 oz. Deluxe Assortment
- 16 oz. Deluxe Assortment
- 32 oz. Deluxe Assortment
- 8 oz. Assorted Creams
- 16 oz. Assorted Creams
Consumers who have purchased any of the items listed above are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
About Salmonella infections
Food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria does not usually look, smell, or taste spoiled. Anyone can become sick with a Salmonella infection. Infants, children, seniors, and people with weakened immune systems are at higher risk of serious illness because their immune systems are fragile, according to the CDC.
Anyone who has eaten any of the recalled products and developed symptoms of Salmonella infection should seek medical attention. Sick people should tell their doctors about the possible exposure to Salmonella bacteria because special tests are necessary to diagnose salmonellosis. Salmonella infection symptoms can mimic other illnesses, frequently leading to misdiagnosis.
Symptoms of Salmonella infection can include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. Otherwise, healthy adults are usually sick for four to seven days. In some cases, however, diarrhea may be so severe that patients require hospitalization.
Older adults, children, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems, such as cancer patients, are more likely to develop a severe illness and serious, sometimes life-threatening conditions.
Some people get infected without getting sick or showing any symptoms. However, they may still spread the infections to others.
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