Beech-Nut recalls baby rice cereal due to arsenic levels

Beech-Nut issues voluntary recall for rice cereal.
Beech-Nut issues voluntary recall for rice cereal. (2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

Beech-Nut Nutrition, a baby food maker, voluntarily recalled for one lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal after finding high arsenic levels.

The specific item being recalled has an expiration date of 01MAY2022 and product codes: 103470XXXX and 093470XXXX, Beech-Nut said in a statement on its website.

“No illnesses related to these product codes have been reported to date, and no other rice cereal production dates or Beech-Nut products are affected by this recall,” Beech-Nut said in a statement.

In addition to issuing the voluntary recall, Beech-Nut has also decided to exit the market for Beech-Nut branded Single Grain Rice Cereal, according to the FDA recall announcement.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled item are directed to discard it, and contact Beech-Nut for an exchange or refund at or by calling 1-866-272-9417, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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