Monday, June 24, 2024

MoHW Cautions Public on Recall for Jif Peanut Butter Products


On May 20, 2022, the J.M. Smucker Company voluntarily recalled select Jif peanut butter products due to potential Salmonella contamination. The Ministry of Health & Wellness has commenced a thorough investigation at major supermarkets countrywide as a precautionary action as Belize imports the products in question. Where these products are identified, they will be seized, condemned and destroyed.

Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
The attached table includes a list of recalled products along with lot codes 1274425 – 2140425. Lot codes are included alongside best-if-used-by date.

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