Tainted Baby Food Recalled...Earth's Best Organic


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**Meanwhile, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned consumers late Friday not to use certain jars of Earth’s Best Organic 2 Apple Peach Barley Wholesome Breakfast baby food because they may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, which can cause botulism, a life-threatening illness.

The manufacturer, Hain Celestial Group of Melville, N.Y., initiated a recall on Feb. 9 of 4,072 cases of individual jars and 38,298 variety packs, the FDA said in a prepared statement. Production and distribution of the baby food has been suspended while the FDA and the company work to determine the source of the problem.

The food, part of the firm’s “2nd Vegetables, Fruits and Blends” line intended for babies 6 months and older, was distributed through retail stores and sold through the Earth’s Best Website, the FDA said

The agency urged consumers to throw away any jars they might have.

health.msn.com/dietfitness/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100156337&GT1=9033**


#2

Oh no…

thank you very much for posting this.


#3

This is scary, this and the peanut butter, goodness!


#4

I believe that if you go to the website there is also problems with Del Monte or Dole melons as well…


#5

I found this on infant botulism. If it’s foodborne botulism when the bacteria is able to grow and make it’s toxin, the lid should be popped up. If its infant botulism, the lid wouldn’t pop up, the bacteria would still more or less be in spores. The infant digestive system isn’t ready yet, to take care of the problem of moving the spores/bacteria out of the body.

kidshealth.org/parent/infections/bacterial_viral/botulism.html


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