Smuckers Peanut Butter Recall

11.17.11 |

          16-ounce jars of Smuckers natural chunky peanut butter may contain salmonella. The Ohio-based company says the jars covered in the recall would have been purchased in the last week or so. They have "best if used by" date of aug. 3, 2012 and aug. 4, 2012.  3,000 jars are being recalled from stores. another 16,000 never left warehouses.
          Salmonella is bacteria resulting in fever, cramps and diarrhea that lasts for several days and can require hospitalization. smucker says no illnesses have been reported.  The product was distrubuted in 25 states including NY and PA.