The safety of our babies and toddlers is what matters above all else, and one of the easiest ways we can protect them is to ensure that their food is safe from harm.
We’ve included the latest baby and toddler food recall list for 2020 below, along with a few food safety guidelines and best practices.
Latest Baby and Toddler Food Recall List for 2020
Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles
This water bottle by Contigo has been recalled because the clear silicone spout is able to come off, and therefore poses a choking hazard. For more information, you can contact Contigo at 888-262-0622 or you can visit their site at www.gocontigo.com/recall.
Heinz Turkey Stew Baby Food
Although this particular baby food has had no reported cases of contamination, Heinz has chosen to recall this product because there is a possibility that it has been contaminated with insects.
Look for the CFIA number 13162 if you have this food on hand, and you can contact the store you purchased it from for further details.
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Flavor Blasted Xtreme Cheddar Crackers
Thanks to a possible salmonella contamination, the Campbell Company of Canada is recalling the Blasted Xtreme Cheddar flavor of their Pepperidge Farm brand Goldfish crackers.
The following dates are included in this recall: 26/JAN/19, 25/JAN/19, 18/FEB/19, 11/FEB/19, 2/FEB/19, 31/JAN/19, 24/JAN/19 and 20/JAN/19.
Mountain Mel’s Herbal Tea for Infants
This herbal tea by Mountain Mel’s has been recalled because of a possible salmonella contamination. It affects the three following types:
- Diges-Teas Herbal Tea Blend (7 99632 05665 2)
- Peaceful Baby Herbal Tea Blend (7 99632 05656 0)
- The Milk Lady’s Herbal Tea Blend (7 99632 05658 4)
What to Do if Your Baby’s Food Has Been Recalled
Although seeing that something you’ve fed your baby has had a recall issued, it is important that you don’t panic.
Thankfully, most baby food product recalls are done proactively. Most baby food products aren’t recalled in general thanks to strict safety standards and guidelines that are put in place.
While it is rare to find a baby food product on a recall list, if you happen to have a recalled product on hand, you should follow any instructions available about the recall. This usually involves getting your original purchase price back.
You should immediately throw away any remaining products in your home that have been recalled, as it is always better to be safe than sorry.