July 21, 2019

Garden of Life Recalls Baby Organic Liquid Formula for Choking Hazard

Garden of Life LLC is recalling Baby Organic Liquid because the label includes directions for use that may be misinterpreted, possibly posing a choking hazard from the thick liquid. The product may be difficult to swallow if it is not administered "precisely following the labeled instructions." Baby Organic Liquid is a liquid supplement packaged in a blue carton that includes a measuring syringe. The label says, "“Do not insert syringe directly in mouth. Dispense liquid slowly into the mouth, toward the inner cheek. May be mixed with breast milk or formula.” The company is recalling the product so it can be relabeled with new instructions, advising parents to only administer the product by mixing in either breast milk or formula and not to administer directly into the infant’s … [Read more...]

More PC Organics Baby Food Recalled for Botulism In Canada

The recall issued on February 3, 2017 for PC Organics baby food in Canada has been expanded to include more products. Loblaw Companies is recalling the product because the may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum bacteria. A manufacturing error resulted in too much water in the product, which could support the growth of this pathogenic bacteria. A tiny amount of botulism toxin can cause illness and death. There have been illnesses reported that may be associated with the consumption of these products. The products were sold up to and including February 8, 2017 nationwide in Canada. In Ontario, they were sold at Fortinos, Loblaws, No Frills, Real Canadian Superstore, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, valu-mart, Your Independent Grocer, Zehrs, Shoppers Drug Mart, and affiliated … [Read more...]

Sammy’s Milk Baby Food Recalled for Possible Cronobacter

Graceleigh, Inc. doing business as Sammy's Milk is recalling all lots of Sammy's Milk Baby Food because it may contain Cronobacter. This bacteria can cause severe and sometimes fatal blood infections or meningitis in infants. The formula may also not provide nutritional levels of iron. No illnesses have been reported to date. Cronobacter occurs naturally in the environment and it survives in very dry conditions. The CDC usually receives notice of about 4 to 6 cases of Cronobacter infections in infants every year. Infants younger than 2 months are most likely to develop meningitis if they are infected with Cronobacter. Premature infants and babies with weakened immune systems are also at increased risk for serious complications from this infection. The recalled product is 12.84 ounce … [Read more...]

Gerber Organic Baby Food Pouches Recalled for Spoilage Risk

Gerber Products Company is recalling some Organic pouch baby food products for spoilage risk. The company after identified a packaging defect that may result in product spoilage during transport and handling in four batches of GERBER® Organic 2ND FOOD pouches. Consumers who have purchased them should not use them. The products under recall are GERBER® Organic 2ND FOODS® Pouches –Pears, Carrots & Peas, 3.5 ounce pouch with UPC 15000074319 and best by/batch dates 12JUL2016 51945335XX and13JUL 2016 51955335XX; and GERBER® Organic 2ND FOODS® Pouches- Carrots, Apples and Mangoes, 3.5 ounce pouch with UPC 15000074395 and best by dates/batch code 3JUL2016 51955335XX and 14JUL2016 51965335XX. They were distributed nationwide. No other products are affected. According to the company, … [Read more...]

Beech-Nut Baby Food Recalled for Glass Pieces

Beech-Nut Nutrition of Amsterdam, NY is recalling approximately 1,920 pounds of sweet potato and chicken baby food because they may contain small pieces of glass. Consumers who have purchased this product should not use it. The recalled product, produced December 12, 2014, was packaged in 4-oz. glass jars labeled “Stage 2 Beech-Nut CLASSICS sweet potato & chicken.” The establishment number “P-68A” appears inside the USDA mark of inspection. The expiration date is “DEC 2016” and includes product numbers “12395750815” through “12395750821.” They were shipped to retail locations nationwide. The problem was discovered after the firm received a complaint from a consumer who found a small piece of glass in the product. There has been one reported injury.   … [Read more...]

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