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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Peanut Butter
Recall: Jif brand peanut butter
- Sold at stores nationwide.
- Many types and sizes were recalled, including creamy, crunchy, natural, and reduced fat.
- Lot code numbers 1274425 through 2140425, with “425” at the end of the first 7 numbers.
- See recall notice for more information.
Four of five (80%) sick people reported eating different types of Jif brand peanut butter before getting sick.
- 14 illnesses
- 2 hospitalizations
- 12 states (0 reported in CT as of this morning).
Salmonellosis is an infection with bacteria called Salmonella.
- Most people infected with Salmonella experience diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps.
- Symptoms usually start 6 hours to 6 days after swallowing the bacteria.
- Most people recover without treatment after 4 to 7 days.
- Some people – especially children younger than 5 years, adults 65 years and older, and people with weakened immune systems – may experience more severe illnesses that require medical treatment or hospitalization.