Canadian Food Inspection Agency



Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 11, 2012 01:18 ET

CFIA/Health Hazard Alert: Certain Peanut Butters, Peanut Spreads and Related Products May Contain Salmonella Bacteria

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 11, 2012) - Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/QjVMwV

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the peanut butter containing products listed below because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The following products are affected by this alert:

Brand Product Size UPC Best By dates /
Lot Codes
Harry &
David®
Crunchy Almond
and Peanut Butter
12 oz 780994738737 Best By:
01MARCH11
through
24SEPT13
Harry &
David®
Creamy Banana
Peanut Spread
12 oz 780994738713 Best By:
01MARCH11
through
24SEPT13
Harry &
David®
Creamy Caramel
Peanut Spread
12 oz 780994757868 Best By:
01MARCH11
through
24SEPT13
Harry &
David®
Creamy Raspberry
Peanut Spread
12 oz 780994738720 Best By:
01MARCH11
through
24SEPT13
Harry &
David®
Apple Snack Box Box contains
12 oz peanut
spread listed
above
unknown Lot code:
0092M
through
2372M
or 0092H
through
2372H
Wolferman's® Bee Sweet Gift Basket Basket contains
12 oz peanut
spread listed
above
unknown Lot code:
0092M
through
2372M
or 0092H
through
2372H
Wolferman's® Hearty Snack Gift Basket Basket contains
12 oz peanut
spread listed
above
unknown Lot code:
0092M
through
2372M
or 0092H
through
2372H
Wolferman's® All-Day Assortment
Gift Basket
Basket contains
12 oz peanut
spread listed
above
unknown Lot code:
0092M
through
2372M
or 0092H
through
2372H
Wolferman's® Father's Day Basket Basket contains
12 oz peanut
spread listed
above
unknown Lot code:
0092M
through
2372M
or 0092H
through
2372H
Fairytale Peanut Butter Brownies 3" x 3" in
clear wrap
606961100072 Lot Codes:
11H121
18H122
20H122
06I12
09I12
10I12
11I12
13I12
16I12
Fairytale Peanut Butter Sprites 3" x 1.5" in
brown wrap
606961200079 Lot Codes:
09H121
16H121
22H121
24H122
28H12
04I12
19I12
Fairytale Peanut Butter
Cookies
3.25" round
in clear wrap
606961800071 Lot Codes:
07H121
10H121
13H121
20H122
28H12
02I12
14I12
Justin's Classic Peanut
Butter Jars
16 oz 855188003004 Best By:
08-07-13
Justin's Honey Peanut
Butter Squeeze Packs
1.15 oz 855188003042 Best By:
07-24-13,
07-25-13
Justin's Honey Peanut
Butter 0.5 oz
Squeeze Packs
0.5 oz 894455000391 Best By:
07-14-13,
08-10-13,
08-13-13,
08-14-13,
08-15-13

These products may have been distributed nationally through Internet sales from the United States.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria may cause salmonellosis, a foodborne illness. In young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems, salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, salmonellosis may cause short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

These products have been recalled by the legal agent's in the United States. For more information on these recalls please see the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.

For more information consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on Salmonella, visit the Food Facts web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/concen/cause/salmonellae.shtml

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600