Voluntary Class II Recall Announced for a Limited Number of Jars of Skippy® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, Skippy® Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended with Plant Protein - 4/5/22
Company Announcement Date:
March 30, 2022
FDA Publish Date:
March 30, 2022
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
May contain a small fragments (stainless steel)
Skippy Foods, LLC
Reduced Fat Creamy and Chunky Peanut Butter
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, 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.
Products subject to this recall action:
|Product||Recalled Code Date|
|SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter, 40oz||Best if Used By MAY0423
Best if Used By MAY0523
|SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter – Club, 2/40oz||Best if Used By MAY0523|
|SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter, 16.3oz||Best if Used By MAY0623
Best if Used By MAY0723
|SKIPPY® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended With Plant Protein, 14oz||Best if Used By MAY1023|
No other sizes, varieties, or other packaging configurations of SKIPPY® brand peanut butter or peanut butter spreads are included in this recall.
If a consumer has this product, they should return it to their retailer for an exchange or call Skippy Foods Consumer Engagement at 1-866-475-4779 or visit the website at www.peanutbutter.comExternal Link Disclaimer for instructions and information. The Consumer Engagement team is available Monday – Friday, 8 am to 4 pm Central Time.
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
* We believe that none of the product being recalled were processed or offered through the national office
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
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