Major Baby Food Recall: 6 Things Parents Need to Know

baby foodIf you've been eager to try out those homemade baby food recipes, now might be the time. A major baby food recall has been issued, and close to 2,000 pounds of products are being pulled off the shelves after a customer found glass in their Beech-Nut baby food.


Beech-Nut reports receiving a complaint from a customer, as well as a report of an oral injury after the use of the product. The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service has confirmed the recall and issued an immediate warning to parents.

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Here's everything parents need to know about the recall:

  1. The company is recalling the 4-oz. glass jars of "Stage 2 Beech-Nut CLASSICS sweet potato & chicken."
  2. The food was produced on December 12, 2014 and has the following label:
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  3. The affected jars contain the establishment number "P-68A" inside the USDA logo on the front of the label. They were sold at retailers nationwide.
  4. The product expires in "DEC 2016."
  5. Product numbers "12395750815" through "12395750821" are all affected.
  6. The FSIS advises parents to stop serving the food immediately and contact the Beech-Nut Consumer Hotline at 866-674-4446. According to the company, parents can also take the recalled baby food to the store where it was purchased for a full refund or exchange.

What kind of food do you serve your baby?


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