Beech-Nut has willingly pulled one lot of a rice cereal off a shelves and from homes. According to a Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) website, on Jun 8, 2021, a association expelled a remember of a lot of a Beech-Nut Stage 1 Single Grain Rice cereal.
The remember is due to this lot tested 913 tools per billion for fake arsenic. The FDA set a guideline for fake arsenic in Aug 2020 — 100 tools per billion. Beech-Nut’s singular pellet rice cereal with a UPC series 52200034705 is a lot being recalled. This lot has an death date of May 1, 2022, and has a product codes: 093470XXXX and 103470XXXX.
The FDA’s website says that people can find a product numbers and death dates on a bottom of a Beech-Nut canister. They serve state these specific object or product codes were distributed national online and in retail.
The association has serve motionless to repel from offered a code of Single Grain Rice Cereal. According to a FDA, a association is endangered about gripping a rice flour next a discipline set by a FDA or Beech-Nut’s specifications for naturally fake arsenic levels.
Beech-Nut’s Vice President of Food Safety and Quality, Jason Jacobs, expelled a matter saying, “The reserve of infants and children is [the company’s] tip priority.” It serve settled that they are arising a “voluntary recall” is due to training “through slight sampling… that a” tiny volume of a “Single Grain Rice Cereal products had levels of… fake arsenic above a FDA superintendence level.”
Consumer Reports executive of food policy, Brian Ronholm, settled that people have “known for years that poisonous complicated metals are found in renouned baby dishes and can lead to critical health problems in children over time.”
Ronholm points out that Beech-Nut’s “recall underscores because we need despotic boundary to keep dangerous complicated metals out of a food that” many people feed “young children each day.”
Those who purchased a removed rice cereal should immediately drop a product. People can also go to Beech-Nut’s website backslash rice cereal or call 1-866-272-9417 for information on refunds and exchanges.
Written by Sheena Robertson
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