Peanut butter recalled due to possible metal pieces

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Hormel Foods Sales LLC issued a voluntary recall for a limited number of jars of Skippy Creamy Reduced Fat Peanut Butter due to a possibility of metal pieces, according to the US Food and Drug Administration website.

The recall covers 153 cases, or 1,871 total pounds, of a single code date of Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, due to the possibility that some jars may contain small pieces of metal shavings, according to FDA.

The shavings were discovered during a routine cleaning on an in-line magnet check, according to the recall report.

Only 16.3-ounce jars with a “Best If Used By” date of DEC1416LR1 with a package UPC code of 37600-10500 are recalled. The product was sent to Publix, Target and Walmart stores in Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Delaware and Arkansas.

If you have bought the product that is covered in this recall, please return it to the store where you’ve purchased it. You can also call Hormel Foods Customer Relations at 1-866-475-4779, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Central Time, excluding holidays. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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