BEECH-NUT RECALLS BABY FOOD DUE TO BROKEN GLASS IN JARS

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East County News Service

April 14, 2015 (Washington D.C.) -- Beech-Nut Nutrition is recalling nearly 2,000 pounds of baby food products that may be contaminated with small pieces of glass, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

The recalled products are Stage 2 Beech-Nut Classics sweet potato and chicken in 4-ounce glass jars.  The baby foods were produced on December 12, 2014 and expire December 2016.  The products were shipped nationwide.

Recalled items have the number “P-68A” inside the USDA inspection mark. The recall includes product numbers “12395750815” through “12395750821.”

The problem was discovered after the firm received a complaint from a consumer who found a small piece of glass in the product. The company has received a report of an oral injury associated with consumption of these products. The federal government has received no additional reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.   

When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Beech-Nut Consumer Hotline at (866) 674-4446. Media with questions about the recall can contact Jodi Breuer, Director of Marketing, at (518) 839-0183.