FDA recalls batch of Lily's Peanut Butter

Posted at 04/04/14 11:40 AM

MANILA – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recalling a batch of Lily's Peanut Butter after being found to contain an unacceptable level of a harmful substance.

The FDA said it has issued a product recall order to Newborn Food Products, Inc. for Lily's Peanut Butter (170 grams) identified under Lot No. A1 10:26, with expiry date "052314."

The FDA said this particular batch of peanut butter was found to contain "an unacceptable level of Aflatoxin."

"The recall involves only the specified product under the mentioned lot number and no other Lily's peanut butter variants and sizes are affected by the recall," the FDA said.

"The manufacturer is ordered to immediately recall the above-mentioned affected product. All retail outlets carrying the product under the identified lot number are ordered to coordinate with the manufacturer regarding the recall and discontinue selling the affected product to the consumers."

The FDA said it continues to conduct monitoring and market surveillance of all peanut-based food products to protect the health of the consumers.