Jif peanut butter recalled over possible salmonella

A variety of Jif peanut butter products have been recalled due to a salmonella outbreak stemming from a Lexington peanut butter manufacturing facility.

The company that makes the brand issued the voluntary recall on Friday. The Food and Drug Administration along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating.

A total of 14 people have reported illnesses and two of those cases have resulted in hospitalizations, according to the CDC.

The recalled products have lot code numbers between 1274425 and 2140425 and include the numbers 425 for the 5th-7th digits. “425” in that position indicates that it was processed in the Lexington facility.

This information is typically printed on the back label of the jar. A list of recalled products and their numbers can be found on the FDA’s website at www.fda.gov