Gerber Recalls Organic Food Pouches Over Spoilage Concern
The company identified a packaging defect that may result in spoilage
Gerber recalled two of its organic food pouches after identifying a packaging defect that may result in spoilage, the company announced on its site. The recall affects Gerber's organic 2nd Foods Pouches, which are available in 3.5 ounce pouches with pears, carrots and peas, and carrots, apples and mangoes.
"You may notice that, in some cases, those pouches are bloated or product inside may have an off taste or odor. We are proactively working to retrieve all remaining pouches of the affected batches that fail to meet our quality standards," Gerber said in the press release.
The following products have been recalled:
Gerber Organic 2nd Foods Pouches – Pears, Carrots & Peas, 3.5 ounce pouch, UPC: 15000074319
- Batch: 51945335XX, best by date of July 12, 2016
- Batch: 51955335XX, best by date of July 13, 2016
Gerber Organic 2nd Foods Pouches – Carrots, Apples & Mangoes, 3.5 ounce pouch, UPC: 15000074395
- Batch: 519555335XX, best by date of July 13, 2016
- Batch: 51965335XX, best by date of July 14, 2016
No injuries have been reported. No other production codes or products are affected by this recall.
Consumers are advised to throw away the recalled product. Customers who have purchased one of the recalled products can request a replacement coupon by calling 1-800-706-0556.
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