Recalls seem to be a common occurrence these days. Not a day goes by that we don’t hear about a major food distribution company sending out notices that our foods are contaminated in some way. It should be a major cause for concern, but when these products are aimed towards our children and they end up contaminated, it’s time to rethink our food practices.
Overhill Farms in California has issued a recall of 54,000 pounds of baby food, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
According to FaithFamilyAmerica:
The recall was issued after customers complained of finding pieces of bone in their toddlers’ Yummy Spoonfuls chicken meals. Although no one has reporter their toddler being harmed, Overhill Farms is urging customers to stop using the meals immediately and return them to their place of purchase.
Here are the exact products being recalled:
— 3-oz. boxes containing “yummy spoonfuls chicken carrot bites,” with “Best Before” dates of 02/01/18, 02/09/18 and 4/26/2018. 3-oz. boxes containing “yummy spoonfuls chicken sweet potato bites,” with “Best Before” dates of 02/01/18 and 02/09/18.
— 3-oz. boxes containing “yummy spoonfuls chicken broccoli bites,” with “Best Before” dates of 08/30/17, 02/20/18 and 4/10/18.
— 30-lb. bulk cases containing Overhill Farms brand “FULLY COOKED ORGANIC CHICKEN BROCCOLI BITES CHICKEN AND VEGETABLE PATTY,” with case code 320422 and packaging date 08/30/16.
— 30-lb. bulk cases containing Overhill Farms brand “FULLY COOKED ORGANIC CHICKEN CARROT BITES CHICKEN PATTIES WITH CARROTS AND CAULIFLOWER,” with case code 320460 and packaging date 02/09/17.
— 30-lb. bulk cases containing Overhill Farms brand “FULLY COOKED ORGANIC CHICKEN SWEET POTATO BITES CHICKEN PATTIES WITH SWEET POTATOES, QUINOA & PEAS,” with case code 320430 and packaging dates 02/09/17 and 04/25/17.
The USDA suggests also looking for the codes “P2824,” “P6009” or “P44058” in the USDA inspection marks.
Please spread the word around so more people can be made aware of this issue. There is nothing worse than seeing a child suffer.