161K pounds of peanut butter spread recalled due to possible steel fragments

Skippy peanut butter recalled

Peanut butter. (Photo by Karolina Grabowska)

More than 160,000 pounds of Skippy peanut butter is being voluntarily recalled because jars could have fragments of stainless steel in them.

Here’s the info from the FDA:

Skippy Foods, LLC is voluntarily recalling 9,353 cases, or 161,692 total pounds, of a limited number of code dates of SKIPPY Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, SKIPPY Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread and SKIPPY Creamy Peanut Butter Blended With Plant Protein due to the possibility that a limited number of jars may contain a small fragment of stainless steel from a piece of manufacturing equipment.

The code date is located on top of the lid. A photo of the products and “Best If Used By” dates appear below. There have been no consumer complaints associated with this recall to date, and all retailers that received the affected product have been properly notified.

Skippy Foods product recalls. (FDA)

Skippy Foods, LLC, out of an abundance of caution and with an emphasis on the quality of its products, is issuing the recall to ensure that consumers are made aware of the issue. The manufacturing facility’s internal detection systems identified the concern.

No other sizes, varieties, or other packaging configurations of SKIPPY brand peanut butter or peanut butter spreads are included in this recall.

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