This morning he announces that he was looking at the wrong number. Yes, there it was right on the lid the leading digits 2111.
That many digits in a lottery would yield a prize. Not so here. We dutifully threw away an almost full jar of peanut butter and took the lid to grocery store for a refund. Gratefully we did not get sick but it was a little disconcerting.
I usually do not pay much attention to product recalls. I think I shall from now on.