Over the weekend, I received a call from the Weis grocery store and two emails from Instacart. They were both notifying me that I had purchased JIF peanut butter products that were likely recalled due to a salmonella outbreak. When I finally checked all the peanut butter we had in our home, everything had to be thrown in the trash – including one jar of peanut butter that was mostly gone.
This is infuriating. My son (3) and I were both ill last weekend with the same symptoms that are listed as the results of consuming the contaminated peanut butter. I’ve been a JIF consumer for decades; rationalizing the higher price by saying it’s higher quality. I trusted the brand. Now I’m contemplating buying from them ever again and I know I’m not alone.
That got me thinking. How would I handle the JIF peanut butter recall? What would make me come back to the brand in a few months? Here are my thoughts.[Read more…] about How I Would Handle the Jif Peanut Butter Recall