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WanaBana Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree Pouches: Elevated Lead Levels

FDA Advises Parents and Caregivers Not to Buy or Feed WanaBana Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree Pouches to Toddlers and Young Children Because of Elevated Lead Levels. More information about this lead advisory is available here.

FDA BABY FOODS LEAD ACTION LEVEL GUIDANCE

FDA has announced action levels for lead in categories of processed baby foods as part of their campaign Closer to Zero which seeks to reduce exposure to lead, arsenic, cadmium and mercury to the lowest levels possible in foods eaten by babies and young children. Foods covered by the guidance include food packaged in jars, pouches, tubs, and boxes that are intended for babies and young children less than two years old.

The draft guidance contains the following action levels:

  • 10 parts per billion (ppb) for fruits, vegetables (excluding single-ingredient root vegetables), mixtures (including grain and meat-based mixtures), yogurts. custards/puddings and single-ingredient meats.
  • 20 ppb for root vegetables (single ingredient).
  • 20 ppb for dry cereals.

The FDA considers these action levels to be achievable when measures are taken to minimize the presence of lead and expects that industry will strive for continual reduction of this contaminant. More information is available at FDA Announces Action Levels for Lead in Categories of Processed Baby Foods | FDA.

HIGH LEVELS OF LEAD FOUND IN DIEP BAO SKIN CREAM

Shop Me Ca is recalling its 10-gram tubes of “Diep Bao Cream” because they have the potential to be contaminated with lead.

The recall was initiated after testing by Oregon Health Authority (OHA) found high levels of lead in two samples of the product. As a result of using Diep Bao Cream, two infants were found to have elevated blood lead levels.

Customers who have purchased 10-gram tubes of “Diep Bao Cream” should immediately discontinue use of the product and dispose of it immediately. Consumers with questions may contact the company at shopemeca91@gmail.com Monday through Friday from 9AM to 5PM EST.

We recommend that health care providers:

  • Raise awareness among parents about this product.
  • Encourage parents to stop using this product and dispose of it immediately.
  • Consider testing children for lead exposure from these and other sources

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