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Jif Peanut Butter Salmonella Lawsuit Filed in Illinois

Jif Peanut Butter Salmonella Lawsuit Filed in Illinois

June 8, 2023 — A food poisoning lawsuit has been filed by a father and son who were infected with Salmonella after eating Jif Peanut Butter.

The lawsuit was filed by Joseph H., a father from Illinois who alleges that he and his son, Diesel, were infected with Salmonella after eating Jif Peanut Butter from May 12 to May 18, 2022.

The plaintiffs claim that they ate a jar of peanut butter with product code 2035425, which was one of the codes that was later recalled.

On May 20, 2022, Jif recalled a variety of peanut butter products nationwide in the U.S. due to a Salmonella outbreak.

The recall included creamy, crunchy, natural peanut butter, squeezable pouches, Omega-3 peanut butter, and more.

After the recall, at least 18 other companies who used Jif Peanut Butter in their products also issued recalls, including store-prepped items, ice cream, snack trays, chocolate, and other products.

According to the CDC, there were 16 cases of Salmonella connected to Jif Peanut Butter as of May 25, 2022, with illnesses reported in 12 states. Two people were hospitalized.

The lawsuit was filed against the J.M. Smucker Company on May 31, 2023 in the Circuit Court of Cook County — Case Number 2023L005626.

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