The FDA has released the following:

Garden Cut, LLC, Indianapolis, Indiana, is recalling Garden Cut products containing 0.750z JifPeanut Butter Cup due to supplier notification of a possible Salmonella contamination (products are listed below).

Garden Cut has ceased producing and distributing products containing 0.750z JifPeanut Butter Cups.

Use or consumption of products contaminated with Salmonella may result in serious illness. It can also produce serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals infected with Salmonella can experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis.

The product was distributed to seven states: Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Product NameItem Number / CodeItem UPCExpiration Date
Sweet Apple Wedges with Peanut Butter 60z/4ct17443053495119986May 25th, 2022— June 7th
2022
Tart Apple Wedges with Peanut Butter 60z/4ct17441053495090186May 25th, 2022— June 7th
2022
Celery Bites with Peanut
Butter 60z/4ct
17449053495080705May 25th 2022— June 3rd
2022

No other Garden Cut products are affected or are involved in this recall. This affected peanut butter is contained in a separate package labeled Jif.

Food safety remains a top priority for Garden Cut, and we have full confidence that all appropriate steps are being taken to protect our consumers. Garden Cut has informed the FDA of this recall and is working with customers to ensure the impacted product is removed from store shelves and is no longer distributed.

If consumers believe they have purchased a recalled item, they should dispose of the product and not consume it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. For further information regarding the Jif Recall, Consumers can learn more at:
https ://www.fda.gov/food/outbreaks-foodborne-illness/outbreak-investigation-salmonella-peanut-buttermay-2022

Please contact Chris Bradley by email at cbradley@indyfruit.comor by phone at 317-981-3471 for any questions related to this matter.
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