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Mar052011

Salmonella Fears Lead to Skippy Peanut Butter Recall

BananaStock/ThinkStock(QUINCY, Mass.) -- Unilever United States, Inc. has issued a recall order for Skippy peanut butter products for possible salmonella contamination.

The recall was issued in conjunction with the FDA, and applies to the following products: Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy Reduced Fat Super Chunk Peanut Butter Spread. Both of the recalled products are packaged in 16.3 oz. containers.

In a release, the company says it has not received any reports about illness related to the consumption of the recalled products, but the company is urging customers who have purchased them to discard any unused portions or to call the company at 1-800-453-3432 for a replacement coupon.

Consumption of foods with salmonella can result in salmonellosis. Symptoms of salmonellosis include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 8 to 72 hours after the contaminated food was consumed.

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