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RECALL: 153 Cases of SKIPPY® Peanut Butter May Include Metal Shavings

You may want to reconsider serving up a classic PB&J sandwich to your picky eater today. Hormel Foods Sales LLC is recalling 153 cases of peanut butter made at its Little Rock, Arkansas factory due to the potential of metal shavings in the jars.

The company has issued the following statement:

Hormel Foods Sales LLC is voluntarily recalling 153 cases, or 1,871 total pounds, of a single code date of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, due to the possibility that some jars may contain small pieces of metal shavings which were discovered on an in-line magnet check during routine cleaning.

The company is issuing the recall to ensure that costumers are made aware of the potential choking hazard, although no reports have been received of any consumer injuries or complaints.

Here’s what you need to know to keep your family safe:

  • The products were sent to distribution centers that serve Publix, Target, and Walmart stores in Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Delaware, and Arkansas.
  • Only 16.3-ounce jars with a best-by date of December 14, 2016 and with the bar code 37600-10500 are affected.

Customers can return the jars to the store where they were purchased or call 866-475-4779.

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