Gerber recalls organic food pouches due to packaging defect

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Thursday, March 24, 2016
Gerber pouches recall

Gerber is recalling pouches of organic baby food because of a possible packaging defect.

The recall involves two batches of Gerber's Organic 2nd Foods Pouches. The company says there is problem with the packaging that could cause the food to spoil.

The first type is the Pears, Carrots and Peas 3.5 ounce pouch with the UPC 15000074319 and the following best by dates/batch codes:

12JUL2016 51945335XX

13JUL 2016 51955335XX

The second type is the Carrots, Apples and Mangoes 3.5 ounce pouch with the UPC 15000074395 and the following best by dates/batch codes:

13JUL2016 51955335XX

14JUL2016 51965335XX

Gerber says that, in some cases, the pouches are bloated and product inside may have an off taste or odor.

So far, here have been three reports of illnesses.

Anyone who purchased the pouches should call the Gerber Parents Resource Center at 1-800-706-0556 for a replacement coupon.

For more information on this recall, visit the FDA website.