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The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Frankfort Fire and EMS, and Franklin C…

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In an abundance of caution, Rebecca Ruth Candy has issued a voluntary recall of select products after having been informed by the FDA that there is a voluntary recall of JIF® Peanut Butter due to potential salmonella contamination. The recall will be in effect through through May 31, 2022.
The recall includes peanut butter chocolates and candy products listed below:

• 8 oz Milk Chocolate Creamy Rounds, UPC # 0650503003 with date codes: 032224, 042224, 052224

• Peanut Butter Fudge, date codes 032224, 042224, 052224
• Chocolate & Peanut Butter Mixed Fudg, date codes 032224, 042224, 052224
Customers may contact us and return any quantity of our chocolates or candies that contain peanut butter.
Customers will be reimbursed with  the same quantity of an alternative chocolate or candy of choice.

Please bring unused product into any Rebecca Ruth Store to initiate the
1)      Rebecca Ruth Candy, 116 East 2nd St., Frankfort, KY. 40601
2)      Rebecca Ruth Candy, 629 Versailles Rd., Frankfort, KY. 40601
3)      Rebecca Ruth Candy, 3295 Versailles Rd., Frankfort, KY. 40601

Recall Via Mail:
1)      Rebecca Ruth Candy, 801 Schenkel Ln., Ste 100, Frankfort, KY. 40601
a.      Please return unused product, include name, return address, phone
number, and replacement candy name.
For questions related to this recall, please email:

After May 31, 2022, please discard any unused product listed above with
the above date codes.

The recalled Jif® peanut butter was distributed nationwide in retail
stores and other outlets.  Recalled products include the Jif® products
with lot codes 1274425 – 2104425.  Lot codes are included alongside
best-if-used-by date.

Customers who have questions or would like to report adverse reactions
should visit or call 800-828-9980 Mon – Fri 8 am – 5 pm ET.

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