This Baby Food Was Recalled Today After Glass Was Found In The Jars!
USA Today – The threat of potential glass contamination has prompted baby food maker Beech-Nut to recall more than 1,900 pounds of baby food, the US Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday.
The agency’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said the affected product is Stage 2 Beech-Nut Classics Sweet Potato and Chickens sold in 4 ounce glass jars.
The baby food, made in December, which shipped across the country and contains the product numbers 12395750815 through 12395750821, according to the USDA.
The manufacturer chose to issue the recall after a complaint of a consumer finding a small amount of glass in a jar and a report of an oral injury.
Beech-Nut, Based in Amsterdam, New York, issued a statement on its website saying it decided to issue the voluntary recall after the glass report, and added there have been no other similar reports of glass in its food.
“The quality and safety of our products is our number one priority,” Beech-Nut said. “We know we have not met the expectations of parents who rely on Beech-Nut for quality nutrition for their babies and toddlers in this case, and for that we apologize.”
Consumers may receive a refund or replacement food by contacting Beech-Nut at 866-674-4446 and returning the recalled jar or jars to the store where purchased, the company said.
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