Beech-Nut Nutrition, a baby food company is recalling 1920 pounds of its baby food due to suspected contamination with small pieces of glass. This news was given by the USDA in a release.
The USDA noted that a customer had reported that a small piece of glass was found in their baby food and the consumer also reported an oral injury. Subsequently, the company also learnt about the problem and decided to recall its “Stage 2 Beech-Nut Classics sweet potato & chicken” baby food in 4-oz glass jars. The recall applies to the batch which was made on December 12, 2014, and the recall applies to food expiring December 2016. T
The company said in a statement posted in its website said, “Outside of this single report, we have no indication that any other jar of our Classics Stage 2 Sweet Potato & Chicken is affected, but as a company of parents and families we are acting with an abundance of caution. The quality and safety of our products is our number one priority. 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.”
The company has asked all its consumers who have bought the affected product and gets a refund or an exchange as per their choice.
Consumers can check if their food displayed the product number “12395750815” through “12395750821.” More information pertaining to the recall can be obtained from the Beech-Nut Nutrition website. The affected batch also displays the inspection code “P-68A.”
The Northern baby food manufacturer Beech-Nut Nutrition products are available at major retail outlets and grocery stores including Wegmans, Walmart, Price Chopper, and Babies “R” Us.
A release from the USDA reads, “This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.”