CDC says 17-state Jif peanut butter Salmonella outbreak is over

The CDC has declared that an outbreak of infections from Salmonella Senftenberg in Jif peanut butter is over, and the FDA  investigation has been closed.

The outbreak had 21 patients confirmed infected across 17 states. Four people required hospitalization. No deaths were reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In an update Wednesday the Food and Drug Administration reported that its investigation is closed. The agency last reported that the infections were linked to certain Jif brand peanut butter products produced at the J.M. Smucker Company facility in Lexington, Kentucky.

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