Keep in mind some apple cinnamon fruit purees and apple sauce packets

(Bevin) – The Hawaii Division of Well being on Wednesday issued an up to date voluntary warning concerning the recall of WanaBana, Weis, Schnucks Apple Cinnamon Fruit Pouches and Apple Sauce Pouches as a consequence of elevated lead ranges.

Right here is the complete press launch from the Hawaii Division of Well being:

Elevated lead ranges led to the voluntary recall of WanaBana, LLC’s Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree merchandise and personal label Schnucks Apple Sauce with Cinnamon and Weiss Cinnamon Apple Sauce merchandise.

The Hawaii Division of Well being (DOH) Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (HI-CLPPP), Illness Investigation Department (DIB), and Meals and Drug Department (FDB) at the moment collectively replace the DOH Alert dated October 31, 2023.

WanaBana baggage had been bought primarily at Greenback Tree shops nationwide, with some merchandise accessible for buy on-line at Amazon.com. The product is bought in a pack of three 2.5 oz sachets. 90-gram baggage of Weis had been bought at Weis markets on the East Coast, and 90-gram baggage of Schnucks had been bought at Schnuck’s markets within the Midwest. There aren’t any retail shops in Hawaii promoting the recalled merchandise, and based mostly on the Division of Well being’s investigation, it seems that no recalled product was shipped to Hawaii through Amazon.

Nonetheless, there’s a chance that residents touring to the Mainland, or guests from the Mainland, could have bought the recalled merchandise from Greenback Tree, Weis Markets, and/or Schnuck Markets and consumed the recalled merchandise earlier than arriving within the state. Visiting household and pals could have introduced the recalled merchandise with them to Hawaii.

Lead is poisonous to people and may have an effect on folks of any age or well being situation, and defending youngsters from lead publicity is essential for sustaining good well being for all times. Dad and mom and caregivers of infants and younger youngsters who could have eaten WanaBana Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree, Schnucks Apple Sauce with Cinnamon, and/or Weis Cinnamon Apple Sauce pouches ought to contact their kid’s well being care supplier about having a blood take a look at.

Docs and laboratories are required to report back to the Division of Well being any particular person of their care who has excessive blood lead ranges. Thus far, the Ministry of Well being has not obtained any report of elevated blood lead ranges as a consequence of consumption of this product.

Shoppers who could have the product available with the required batch numbers are urged to cease utilizing, safely seal, and get rid of the product instantly.

For extra details about this recall, customers can contact WanaBana, LLC. By way of electronic mail at: assist@wanabanafruits.com.

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