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Some peanut butters sold at Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Safeway, other stores being recalled

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WASHINGTON — The FDA announced Monday that nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of peanut butter, including some sold at Safeway, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and Kroger, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The company is recalling Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters (listed below) packaged in glass and plastic jars.


To see the other brands being recalled, click here.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and those with weakened immune systems.

The FDA said the company has received reports of four illnesses that may be associated with these specific products.

The use-by date can be found on the top of the jar lid.

Products were distributed across the United States, Canada, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, and Dominican Republic. The products also were available for purchase on the Internet.

Consumers do not need to return the product to the store where it was purchased. Instead, consumers are urged to dispose of the recalled product and its container. Please contact the company at 1-800-937-7008 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM CST for a replacement or refund, and with general inquiries.

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  • Olympia Poulos

    The number does not even work. Keeps saying “this call cannot be compleled. Please call later at your convenience”. This product was kinda pricey and I want my money back. What now?

  • Mad Consumer

    Same Issue – The number does not even work. Keeps saying “this call cannot be completed. Please call later at your convenience”

  • Mad Consumer

    Bad Phone Number Fix – nSpired Natural Foods, part of the Hain Celestial Group, they will need the “exact” date stamp on the top of the jar. they will need your name and address, the UPC on the product and an estimate how much it costs. Hain Celestial Group number (which works after 5 min hold time) is 1-800-434-4246 (Monday-Friday, 9:00am-7:00pm), you can also try using there “contact us forum”