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

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(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.

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