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Baby food recalled after customer found glass shards in a jar

Monica Beyer is a mom of four and has been writing professionally since 2000, when her first book, Baby Talk, was published. Her main area of interest is attachment parenting and all that goes with it, including breastfeeding, co-sleepin...

Beech-Nut recalls sweet potato and chicken baby food due to shards of glass

Beech-Nut is voluntarily recalling thousands of baby food jars after a customer reported they found a shard of glass in a jar of the Sweet Potato & Chicken variety.

Around 2,000 pounds of the Beech-Nut baby food are subject to this extensive recall. While only one customer has reported the presence of glass in a jar, the company says it is exercising caution and recalling other jars that may be affected. It stresses that there is not likely to be glass present in other jars of the same variety, but it wants to make sure no other families run the risk of being injured.

What to look for

Product: Beech-Nut Classics Stage 2 Sweet Potato & Chicken

Size: 4-ounce glass jars

Date: Marked "DEC 2016"

Product numbers: "12395750815" through "12395750821" (marked on cap)

Establishment number: "P-68A" inside the USDA mark of inspection

What should you do?

Return the recalled product to the store where it was purchased for a full refund.

If you believe your child has consumed the recalled baby food, consult with a medical professional to be on the safe side.

Also, please note that no other varieties of Beech-Nut baby food are affected by this recall.

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