Skippy recalls peanut butter jars that may contain metal fragments

Recalled Skippy peanut butter jars were shipped to 18 states

Skippy is recalling thousands of peanut butter jars due to fears of possible metal fragments in the products.

The potentially contaminated products are distinguishable via their "best by" dates marked on the top of their lids.

Affected products include a limited number of jars of Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread marked May 4-5, 2023; Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread marked May 5, 2023; Skippy Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread marked May 6-7, 2023; and Skippy Creamy Peanut Butter with Plant Protein marked May 10, 2023, according to the recall notice posted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The jars were shipped to California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma and Wisconsin.

In total, the recall covers 9,353 cases or 161,692 total pounds of product. All retailers that received the recalled products have been notified.

The recall was initiated after the manufacturing facility’s internal detection systems detected the concern.

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
HRL HORMEL FOODS CORP. 47.73 +0.37 +0.78%

"From our family to yours, we want you to know that we take the quality of our products very seriously and apologize to our fans for this situation," said Skippy in a statement. 

UNILEVER RECALLS CERTAIN SUAVE ANTIPERSPIRANT PRODUCTS DUE TO ELEVATED LEVELS OF BENZENE

Skippy peanut butter jars.

Skippy peanut butter jars. (Courtesy: Hormel / Fox News)

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ON FOX BUSINESS

To date, there have been no complaints associated with the recalled products and no other Skippy brand peanut butter or peanut butter spreads are included in this recall.

Skippy is owned by Hormel Foods.