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Thousands of Jars of Natural Peanut Butter Recalled

 

Having a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for lunch today? Check that jar before you do! Smucker's is recalling 3,000 jars of its Smucker's Natural Peanut Butter Chunky because of possible salmonella contamination. The 16-ounce jars were sent to 24 states and Washington, D.C. 

According to Smucker's, the jars of natural peanut butter chunky would have been purchased in the last week or so and have the "Best if Used By" dates of Aug. 3, 2012, and Aug. 4, 2012, along with the the production codes 1307004 and 1308004. The recalled natural peanut butter was sent to Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia, according to USA Today.

No sickness has been reported yet, but salmonella symptoms can include fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain, according to the CDC. So check those cabinets, ladies! Better safe than sick!

 

Jennipher Walters is the CEO and co-founder of the healthy living websites FitBottomedGirls.com and FitBottomedMamas.com. A certified personal trainer, lifestyle and weight management coach and group exercise instructor, she also holds an MA in health journalism and regularly writes about all things fitness and wellness for various online publications.

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