Wawa removes 2 products due to Jif’s recall

Photo courtesy of JM Smucker

WAWA, Pennsylvania— Wawa has removed two products containing Jif Peanut Butter from all of its convenience stores due to a voluntary recall issued by JM Smucker on certain items sold in the United States and Canada.

The recall was based on potential Salmonella contamination and is being conducted in cooperation with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Wawa stores sold two of the items:

  • Wawa 4.9 oz Apple and Peanut Butter Dipper (all codes at all Wawa stores).
  • Jif 16 ounce creamy peanut butter (UPC: 00051500255162, lot codes: 1274425-2140425).

The full line of recalled products, distributed nationwide in retail stores and other outlets, carry lot codes 1274425-2140425, which can be found next to the expiration date. Products with these lot codes should be disposed of immediately.

Click here for the full list of recalled products.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the frail or elderly, and others with weakened immune systems.

Smucker, based in Orrville, Ohio, has a portfolio that includes brands such as Folgers, Jif and Milk-Bone, as well as Sahale Snacks, Café Bustelo and Uncrustables, among others.

Privately held Wawa operates more than 965 convenience stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Florida and Washington, D.C.

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