Peanut Butter Recalled

Fears over possible Salmonella contamination lead to the recall of Skippy Peanut Butter.

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Recalls of Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy and Super Chunk Peanut Butter have been announced in 16 states, including New York, Virginia, and Wisconsin. Unilever United States, Inc, the manufacturer of Skippy, announced the recall on Friday, stating that salmonella was found during routine samples. Salmonella can cause infections in young children, the elderly, and those with weak immune systems and fever, diarrhea, and abdominal pain in healthy people. Skippy, one of America’s largest peanut butter brands, sells about 90 million jars annually.

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