More Kids Sickened By Recalled Applesauce Sold In New York
Officials with the US Food and Drug Administration are warning parents to double-check their pantries as more reports of children getting sick from eating tainted applesauce have come out.
The USDA issued a massive recall for Cinnamon applesauce pouches sold under the WanaBana, Weis, and Schnucks earlier this month when over 20 children became sick after eating them.
The applesauce pouches were sold nationwide at Dollar Trees and online at Amazon.com.
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The USDA is now reporting that over 50 children in 25 different states have experienced some form of illness after eating the recalled applesauce.
The apple sauce is being recalled due to excessive amounts of lead that could lead to lead poisoning.
Since the apple sauce pouches have a long shelf life, you should double-check your pantry and throw out any of the pouches that are part of the recall.
The apple sauce pouches that are being recalled are:
Schnucks Apple Sauce 90g pouches with cinnamon. The affected Schnucks lots subject to the product recall were identified as 05023:19, 09023:22, and 09023:24.
Weis Cinnamon Apple Sauce 90g, reported an affected lot number 05023:28, which is also included in the product recall.WanaBana Apple Cinnamon Fruit Purée Pouches were distributed nationwide through online and retail stores. The affected product information is WanaBana Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree in 3-pack pouches of 2.5 oz
If your child consumed some apple sauce from these pouches, be alert for possible lead poisoning symptoms. They include headache; abdominal pain/colic; vomiting; and anemia.
Longer-term exposure could result in the following additional symptoms: irritability; lethargy; fatigue; muscle aches or muscle prickling/burning; constipation; difficulty concentrating/muscular weakness; tremors; and weight loss.
You can read more about the recall HERE.
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