Hormel Recalls Some Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread for Possible Metal Shavings

October 30, 2015

Hormel Foods Sales LLC is voluntarily recalling 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 which were discovered on an in-line magnet check during routine cleaning.

Foodborne objects that are greater than 7mm in length may cause injury, such as severe choking with airway obstruction, gastrointestinal perforation or secondary infection, the company stated.

The recalled product is limited to 16.3-ounce jars with a “Best If Used By” date of DEC1416LR1 with a package UPC code…