Skippy peanut butter recalled in 16 states due to possible salmonella contamination. Two products – Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter and Skippy Reduced Fat Super Chunk Peanut Butter – were recalled after testing showed salmonella may be present. Consumers are advised to discard recalled products immediately and seek medical attention if symptoms appear.
Trader Joe’s Peanut Butter Recall Update 9/24/12: Retail grocery giant Trader Joe’s is now recalling Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter nationwide after being linked to at least 29 salmonella food poisoning illnesses in 18 states. According to reports, more than 75% of those who allegedly became ill after eating Trader Joe’s Peanut Butter were children under the age of 18. Click here to learn more.
Free Skippy Peanut Butter Recall Case Evaluation: If you or a loved one has become sickened with salmonellosis after consuming Skippy peanut butter included in this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a lawsuit and we can help.
What’s the problem?
March 6, 2011 – Unilever United States, Inc. has announced a recall of Skippy® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy® Reduced Fat Super Chunk Peanut Butter Spread because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria.
The products in question 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 and Wisconsin. Affected product information includes:
- UPCs: 048001006812 and 048001006782 (located on the side of the jar’s label below the bar code.)
- Best-If-Used-By Dates: MAY1612LR1, MAY1712LR1, MAY1812LR1, MAY1912LR1, MAY2012LR1 and MAY2112LR1 (Stamped on the lid of the jar.)
Salmonella Poisoning Symptoms
You may have contracted Salmonella food poisoning (Salmonellosis) if you are experiencing any or all of the following side effects:
- Diarrhea or constipation
- Stomach cramps
- Nausea and vomiting
- Blood in the feces
In the case of less serious infections there are fewer symptoms – usually only diarrhea two or three times a day for a couple of days. Most mild Salmonellosis infections clear up in four to seven days without requiring any treatment other than rest and plenty of fluids.
Do I have a Skippy Peanut Butter Recall Lawsuit?
The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Skippy peanut butter recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella food poisoning cases in all 50 states.