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Beech-Nut Voluntarily Recalls 1,920 Pounds of Baby Food Because of Glass

The Amsterdam, New York, company said some of its baby food products may be contaminated with small pieces of glass.
/ Source: NBC News

Beech-Nut has voluntarily recalled 1,920 pounds of one of its baby food products because it may contain pieces of glass.

The recall effects Classics Stage 2 Sweet Potato & Chicken following a single report that a small piece of glass was found inside one of the 4-ounce glass jars, federal officials first announced Monday. The company has received a report of an oral injury linked to consumption of the product, according to the USDA. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness from eating the baby food should contact a medical professional.

"At Beech-Nut, we strive to make baby food with the best ingredients nature has to offer — freshly prepared and packaged in clean, safe and environmentally-friendly packaging," Beech-Nut said in a statement. "So, when any product of ours falls short of those standards, we take swift action to correct it."

The recalled jars have a December 2016 expiration date and include the establishment number "P-68A."

The Amsterdam, New York, company said there is no immediate indication that other jars or products were affected.