Melville, NY (February, 16, 2007) – Earth’s Best announced today that it is taking the precautionary measure of voluntarily recalling its Wholesome Breakfast Apple Peach Barley 2nd Foods in 4.5oz jars with lot code PF6J14 NP and expiration date of EXP 14 SEP 08 A imprinted on the top of the jar. These items are sold individually, as well as within a Wholesome Breakfast Variety Pack. No other Earth’s Best items are affected.
A small portion of the above lot code has been detected with incorrect pH levels. Upon opening, this product may produce a spoiled smell and show discoloration after stirring. Consumers are asked not to use the product even it if does not look or smell spoiled.
This voluntary recall is being conducted by Earth’s Best in accordance with the FDA as a precautionary measure since consumer safety and health are of our utmost concern. Due to incorrect pH, the possibility exists of potential contamination with Clostridium Botulinum. However, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this product and no contamination has been found. Since the product does not meet our quality specifications we are asking consumers not to use it at this time.
Consumers who have purchased the Earth’s Best Wholesome Breakfast Organic Apple Peach Barley 2nd foods 4.5oz jar and have questions are asked to call 1-800-442-4221