In the company’s ongoing commitment to ensuring the highest standards of food safety and compliance with regulatory guidelines, Dis-Chem Pharmacies has identified that a batch of Lifestyle Food Peanut Butter has exceeded the permissible levels of aflatoxins, as defined by its stringent internal specifications and regulatory standards.

The affected products include:

  • Lifestyle Food Peanut Butter Smooth 400 g Batch 51/23J
  • Lifestyle Food Peanut Butter Smooth 800 g Batch 51/23J
  • Lifestyle Food Peanut Butter Crunchy 400 g Batch 51/23J
  • Lifestyle Food Peanut Butter Crunchy 800 g Batch 51/23J

Aflatoxin is a natural occurring mycotoxin which may cause adverse health affects. In an issued statement, Dis-Chem said: “This proactive recall reflects our dedication to customer well-being and our adherence to the highest legal and safety standards. We believe in taking decisive action to safeguard our consumers’ health and we have engaged the National Consumer Commission and the National Department of Health, Directorate Food Control.”

Customers who purchased any of the affected Lifestyle Food Peanut Butter Crunchy or Smooth products are urged to return them to a Dis-Chem Pharmacy for a full refund. The offer also extends to any other Lifestyle Food Peanut Butter products, regardless of batch number or whether the products have been opened or not, which customers can return.

“Your safety and trust are paramount to us, and we are committed to maintaining the quality and integrity of our products,” concluded the statement.

For further queries, please contact the Dis-Chem Careline at 0860 347 243 or send an email to