Skippy Peanut Butter Recall
12:20 pm
Mon March 7, 2011

Mo., Ill. part of Skippy peanut butter recall

The company that makes Skippy peanut butter is recalling two of its spreads that may be contaminated with salmonella.

No illnesses have been linked to the recall of the Skippy reduced fat creamy and reduced fat chunky brands.

Unilever United States Inc. did not specify how many jars have been recalled. They are packaged in 16.3 oz. plastic jars with used-by dates of May 16-21, 2012.

Unilever detected possible salmonella through its own testing. The recalled jars were distributed to retail outlets in:

  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Maine
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia

Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in those with weakened immune systems.

 

(Emphasis in state list inserted by St. Louis Public Radio to show impact to local area).