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Gerber Recalls Baby Food Products

Gerber is recalling several of its organic pouch products for packing problems that may spoil the food.
Gerber is recalling several of its organic pouch products for packing problems that may spoil the food. Photo Credit: fda.gov

Parents will want to take notice if they feed their toddlers Gerber Organic 2nd Food pouches. The company is voluntarily recalling specific organic pouch products after identifying a packaging defect that may result in product spoilage during transport and handling, according to company officials.

Consumers may notice that, in some cases, the pouches are bloated and product inside may have an off taste or odor. There have been three consumer reports of temporary gastrointestinal symptoms, however, they company has been unable to confirm that the illnesses are related to the product. Consumers should not use the product.

The products affected include:

Gerber Organic 2nd Food pouches – Pears, Carrots & Peas, 3.5 ounce pouch UPC 15000074319.

Best By dates/batch codes

  • 12JUL2016 51945335XX
  • 13JUL 2016 51955335XX

Gerber Organic 2nd Food pouches -- Carrots, Apples and Mangoes, 3.5 ounce pouch UPC 15000074395.

Best By dates/batch codes

  • 13JUL2016 51955335XX
  • 14JUL2016 51965335XX

This recall does not impact any other Gerber pouches or products.

The products were distributed at U.S. retailers nationwide and through on-line stores. Consumers who purchased pouches with the above UPCs, batch codes and expiration dates are encouraged to contact the Gerber Parents Resource Center at 1-800-706-0556 anytime day or night for a replacement coupon.

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