Hormel Foods announced a voluntary recall of some jars of Skippy peanut butter over concerns of small pieces of metal shavings in the peanut butter.
According to the USFDA, the metal shavings were discovered on a magnet check during routine cleaning. According to a Hormel spokesman, the metal shavings entered the jars from an equipment malfunction. Luckily, to date, no injuries have been reported.
The recall involves Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread – it’s limited to 16.3 ounce jars with “Best If Used date of DEC1416LR1 with a package UPC code of 37600-10500.
The jars were sent to distribution centers for Publix, Target and Walmart stores in Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Delaware and Arkansas.