Plum Organics Baby Food Recall

Filed under: Health & Safety: Babies, Alerts & Recalls

A voluntary Plum Organics Baby Food recall has been announced by Plum Organics in cooperation with U.S. Food & Drug Administration. Some batches of its Apple & Carrot Portable Pouch baby food may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause botulism.

The Plum Organics Baby Food recall applies only to the 4.22 oz. Apple & Carrot Portable Pouch baby food with a "best by" date of May 21, 2010. The recalled packages have the universal product code (UPC) #890180001221 located on the bottom of the package and were sold individually at Toys-R-Us and Babies-R-Us locations nationally.

There have been no illnesses reported in connection with the Plum Organics Baby Food recall and no other products are affected. In addition to the recall, Plum Organics has tested every other product manufactured prior to and after this batch and found them to be safe.

Consumers affected by the Plum Organics Baby Food recall should return their product to any Toys-R-Us or Babies-R-Us store for a full refund. For more information, contact Plum Organics at 888-974-3555 between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm PST, or email them at

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