two-year shelf life, so consumers should check the labeling of any Jif peanut butter in their home, the agency added. If you find that you have used the recalled products, wash and sanitize any surfaces and utensils that could have touched the peanut butter, the FDA advised.
In addition, anyone who may have eaten the product and has had symptoms of salmonella illness should contact their health care provider.
“Most people infected with Salmonella will begin to develop symptoms 12 to 72 hours after infection. The illness, salmonellosis, usually lasts four to seven days and most people recover without treatment,” according to the FDA.
“Most people with salmonellosis develop diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps,” the agency added. “More severe cases of salmonellosis may include a high fever, aches, headaches, lethargy, a rash, blood in the urine or stool, and in some cases may become fatal.”