Almost 162,000 pounds of Skippy peanut butter items are being voluntarily recalled because many of the jars may include tiny stainless steel shards.
Skippy Foods issued a recall announcement Wednesday evening, stating that about 9,350 cases of three items with certain code dates are involved. The stainless steel shards are from a piece of industrial machinery.
The impacted products and their matching code dates, which can be found on the top of the lid.
Internal detection systems at the manufacturing facility, according to Skippy, were able to identify the equipment malfunction. There have been no customer reports of pieces found in peanut butter as of yet.
Instead, Skippy stated that the implicated items are being voluntarily recalled “out of an abundance of caution” and to “ensure that consumers are made aware of the issue.”
According to the corporation, the recalled peanut butter was shipped to the following states: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin.
This recall does not cover any other Skippy products.