Due to a possibility of contamination of the product, Skippy has recalled tens of thousands of jars of two kinds of peanut butter distributed to 18 states, including New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
As it stands, the recall has been announced following the fact that the products could be contaminated by small fragments of stainless steel. Around 10,000 (9,353) cases of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Peanut Butter Spread and SKIPPY® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended with Plant Protein are affected by the recall. That amounts to roughly 60,000 jars.
The recall affects products with UPC codes of 37600-10520, 37600-10667, 37600-10499, or 37600-88095 and “best if used by” dates in May 2023 on the top of the lid. Anyone who has one of the recalled jars can return it for an exchange or call Skippy Foods Consumer Engagement at 1-866-475-4779 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET.
In a release, Skippy described the recalled items as “a very limited number” and said it was pulling them from shelves out of an abundance of caution over potential contamination that may have come from manufacturing equipment. No injuries have been reported to date, the company said.
Announcing the recall the iconic peanut butter company said, “We apologize to our fans for this inconvenience. Our company is committed to product quality and will continue to invest in our processes to ensure the quality and wholesomeness of our products.”