Fresh Del Monte is recalling fresh-cut fruit and vegetable products containing ready-to-eat Jif peanut butter dip 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 recalled products were sold to retailers nationwide.
Products subject to the recall are packaged in clear plastic containers with a tamper-evident seal and identified with a Del Monte “Best If Used By” (DM BIUB) date on, or before, May 30, 2022.
|Brand||Description||UPC code||Best If used by|
|Del Monte||Apple with Peanut Butter, 5.5 oz||717524102393||5/24/2022- 5/30/2022|
|Del Monte||Apples & Peanut Butter Dip, 6 oz.||717524720979||5/24/2022 – 5/30/2022|
|Del Monte||Peanut Butter Snack Pack, 4.25 oz||717524784698||5/26/2022 – 05/29/2022|
|Del Monte||PB & J SANDWICH (Peanut Butter and Jelly), 6.4 oz||717524770806||5/24/2022 -5/28/2022|
|Del Monte||Apple, Pretzel, Peanut Butter Snack Pack, 4.25 oz||717524655011||5/24/2022 -5/29/2022|
|7-Eleven||Peanut Butter Snack Pack, 4.25 oz||052548683146||5/24/2022 – 5/26/2022|
|7-Eleven||Celery with Peanut Butter, 4.5 oz||052548682712||5/24/2022 -05/25/2022|
|7-Eleven||Peanut Butter Snack Pack, 4.25 oz||52548683146||5/24/2022- 5/26/2022|
|Circle-K||Apple Pretzel Peanut Butter Snack Pack, 4.25 oz||717524716309||5/24/2022 -5/30/2022|
|GetGo||Apples with Peanut Butter Dip, 5 oz||0030034937706||5/26/2022- 5/29/2022|
Consumers who still have any of these products in their refrigerators are urged not to consume the product and discard it immediately. Retailers have been advised to check store shelves and warehouse inventories to confirm that no recalled product is available for purchase by consumers.
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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