This week, more peanut butter products will be recalled due to the possibility of salmonella contamination.
F&S Produce recalls a small quantity of its Protein Power Snacks Tuesday. Taharka Brothers recalls its peanut butter cup-ice cream Monday.
According to an FDA announcement, each Protein Power Snack contains a 0.75-ounce cup of Jif peanut oil. According to the release, the product was distributed in Walgreens stores in New York City and New Jersey. It has since been removed from shelves. The front label shows the date "Best by: 05/28/22", which is on the last affected lot.
The affected Taharka Brothers ice-cream was distributed in grocery stores, restaurants, "scoop shop" and direct delivery to the D.C. area and Maryland between March 1 and 28.
Although no illnesses have been associated with the ice cream or protein snack, peanut butter can be linked to some illnesses.
J.M. J.M. The outbreak has been linked to 16 cases of illness and 2 hospitalizations.
More than a dozen recalls have been issued since the original announcement. The FDA has a complete list.
Salmonella can cause severe and even fatal infections in children and elderly people, as well as those with weak immune systems. You may experience fever, vomiting, and diarrhea.