Beech-Nut Nutrition Recalls Baby Food Product Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2015 Beech-Nut Nutrition, an Amsterdam, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,920 pounds of baby food products that may be contaminated with small pieces of glass, the U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The baby food product was produced on December 12, 2014. The following product is subject to recall: [View Labels]
- 4-oz. glass jars containing Stage 2 Beech-Nut CLASSICS sweet potato & chicken
The product subject to recall bears the establishment number P-68A inside the USDA mark of inspection. The affected product expires in DEC 2016 and includes product numbers 12395750815 through 12395750821. These items 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.
The company has received a report of an oral injury associated with consumption of these products. FSIS 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.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. 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.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.