Baby Food Recalled After Rubber Piece Found by Consumer
A new H-E-B baby food recall has been initiated out of an "abundance of caution."
Attention, parents! A new H-E-B baby food recall was announced November 18, after a consumer found a small piece of rubber in one of its two-pack 4 oz. cups. The Food and Drug Administration announced that out of an abundance of caution, all varieties of the two-pack 4 oz. cups made by the Texas-based baby food manufacturer are being recalled.
Parents should know no injuries have been reported in association with this recall, which is obviously a relief. And in a statement Winell Herron, H-E-B Group Vice President of Public Affairs, Diversity and Environmental Affairs clarified, "Though we have only received one report of a foreign material in H-E-B Baby Food 2 pack 4 oz. cups, as a company, we are committed to absolute and complete food safety. As a result of that commitment, coupled with the fact that we are dealing with a children's product, we have made the decision to pull all of our H-E-B Baby Food 2 pack 4 oz. cups from our shelves."
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The recall affects approximately 18 varieties of baby food, sold in about 150 Texas stores and Mexico, and ranging from Banana Passion Fruit to Baby Peas. See a full list of the recalled foods on the FDA's website, along with the associated UPC codes.
Customers can call H-E-B at 1-855-432-4438 for more information. The company is reportedly conducting a full investigation to discover how the piece of rubber wound up in the baby food in the first place.
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