Skippy recalled more than 161,000 pounds of peanut butter voluntarily that “may contain a small portion of stainless steel from a piece of manufacturing equipment,” the company announced Wednesday.
Of the 9,353 cases, a limited number of Skippy’s Low Fat Low Fat Peanut Butter, Low Fat Peanut Butter and Creamy Peanut Butter blended with plant protein were recalled with a specific code date.
Here are the peanut butter jars being recalled with the date code:
Skype® Low Fat Peanut Butter, 40 oz
- Better if used by MAY0423
- Better if used by MAY0523
Skype® Low Fat Peanut Butter – Club 2 / 40oz
Skype® Low Fat Peanut Butter, 16.3 oz
- Better if used by MAY0623
- Better if used by MAY0723
Skype® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended With Vegetable Protein, 14 oz
The code date can be found on top of the jar lid, where it reads “Best if used by”, followed by a date.
The peanut butter has been shipped to California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin.
Skippy noted that no other sizes, varieties or packaging configurations of the brand’s peanut butter were included in the recall. There have also been no consumer complaints related to the recall process so far.
Skippy said all retailers that sold the above packages of peanut butter have been notified.
If anyone has any of the products that have been returned, they should return them to their retailer for an exchange or call Skippy Foods Consumer Engagement at 1-866-475-4779 or visit the website at www.peanutbutter.com.
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