Sunday, March 1, 2009

Jif is being proactive

You get this message when you go to the Jif Peanut Butter homepage at

A Special Thank You to Our Consumers:

The J.M. Smucker Company appreciates the trust consumers place in our
Jif® peanut butter brand and peanut butter products. We respect this
trust and are fully committed to ensuring that each jar of Jif® that
you open will be both safe and delicious.

Please be assured that our Jif®, Smucker's®, Adams® and Laura
Scudder's® grocery products are not involved in the PCA recalls.

The company wrote the following press release on January 19, 2009:

No products made by The J. M. Smucker Company are included in the Food
and Drug Administration recall of foodservice peanut butter and peanut
butter products. Our peanut butter products and brands are safe for
consumption, including Smucker's®, Jif®, Smucker's Uncrustables®,
Adams®, Laura Scudder's®, Eagle Brand® and Pillsbury® brands.

The J. M. Smucker Company does not purchase peanuts or any ingredients
from Peanut Corporation of America.

We are confident that our comprehensive product safety and quality
assurance policies and procedures, which include testing for the
presence of Salmonella, ensure the safety of all our products,
including our peanut butter and our products containing peanut butter.

Consumers may contact 1-800-283-8915 with any questions regarding this issue.

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