Skipy recalls 161,692 pounds of peanut butter

Skippy Foods has announced the voluntary withdrawal of some peanut butter products.

Skippy Foods has announced the voluntary withdrawal of some peanut butter products due to the possibility that a limited number of jars may contain small pieces of stainless steel from pieces of production equipment, according to a statement from the Food and Drug Administration.

Withdrawals include a limited number of Skipy Reduced Fat Cream Peanuts, Skipy Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spreads, and a limited number of Skipy Creamy Peanut Butter mixed with plant proteins. Withdrawn items used as of early May 2023.

The products were sold in 18 states: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and New York.

To date there have been no consumer complaints and all retailers receiving damaged products have been notified.

Skippy brand peanut butter or any other size, variety or package of peanut butter spread is not included in this recall.

“From our family to you, we want you to know that we take the quality of our products very seriously and apologize to our fans for this situation,” Skippy said in a statement. “Our company is committed to product quality and will continue to invest in our processes to ensure the quality and health of our products.”

Sasha Pejnik of ABC News contributed to this report.

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