Spoilage concern prompts Gerber to recall organic food pouches

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NEW YORK (March 24, 2016)– Gerber Products Company issued a voluntary recall Thursday of organic food pouches because of a spoilage risk.

According to the Food and Drug Administration, a packaging defect during the product’s transportation may result in spoilage.


The recalled products are the the following:

GERBER® Organic 2ND FOODS® Pouches –Pears, Carrots & Peas, 3.5 ounce pouch UPC 15000074319

Best By dates/batch codes

12JUL2016 51945335XX
13JUL 2016 51955335XX

GERBER® Organic 2ND FOODS® Pouches- Carrots, Apples and Mangoes, 3.5 ounce pouch UPC 15000074395

Best By dates/batch codes

13JUL2016 51955335XX
14JUL2016 51965335XX

Consumers may have noticed that the packets were bloated and may have a foul taste or odor. There have been three reports of people having temporary stomach problems.

The company said it’s working to receive the four affected batches that were sold online and in retail stores nationwide.

Gerber is offering replacement coupons for customers who purchased the products.

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