JIF Peanut Butter Recalled
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NPR - Multiple Jif peanut butter products are being recalled due to an outbreak of salmonella linked to a Lexington, Ky., manufacturing facility. Following the announcement made by J.M. Smucker Co., the parent company for the popular peanut butter brand, the Food and Drug Administration along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local partners are investigating the outbreak that so far spans 12 states. "Five out of five people reported consuming peanut butter and four of the five people specifically reported consuming different varieties of Jif brand peanut butter prior to becoming ill," the FDA said. At this time of writing, 14 people have reported illnesses and two of those cases have resulted in hospitalizations, according to data provided by the CDC.