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Separation of oil in natural peanut butter

Occasionally, you may find an oily substance at the top of your jar of natural peanut butter. This is the oil separating from the natural peanut butter.

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How separation of oil occurs

Since natural peanut butter is made without the use of added stabilizers (such as, hydrogenated oil), the peanuts' natural oils separate and rise to the top of the jar.

Product safety

Oil separation is completely natural and does not pose a health risk.

What to do if you find oil separation

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