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By Erin Schwager

List of peanut butter products continues to grow in Jif recall


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Salmonella contamination • The Food and Drug Administration is investigating an outbreak of salmonella infections, linked to Jif peanut buter products, produced at a J.M. Smucker Company facility in Lexington, Kentucky. Three additional products were named to the recall list on Tuesday.

Various Jif peanut butter items have been recalled due to concerns of salmonella contamination.

On Friday, May 20, J.M. Smucker Company recalled several items after 14 people became ill and two of those cases were hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Since then, a total of 16 individuals have reported illness.

On May 31, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service issued a health alert for ready-to-eat salad, packaged in 14.5-ounce plastic clamshell containers labeled "Super Asian Chicken Salad" with a best through date of May 16 to June 3....

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