Jif is recalling certain peanut butter products after two individuals were hospitalized due to Salmonella exposure.
Jif's owner, J.M. Smucker, announced a voluntary recall of various items containing the tainted peanut butter
made at its Lexington, Kentucky factory, according to a Food and Drug Administration filing.
Twelve states, including New York, Georgia, and Texas, have reported Salmonella
outbreaks related to peanut butter, with 14 illnesses and two hospitalizations.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), numerous varieties
and sizes of Jif brand peanut butter were recalled, including creamy, crunchy, natural, and reduced fat,
and four out of five sick persons reported consuming different types of Jif brand of butter before falling ill.