Trader Joe’s brand Apple Sauce Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Trader Joe's brand Apple Sauce Recall [US]Manzana Products Co. recalls certain batch/lots of Trader Joe’s brand Apple Sauce due to suspected glass fragment contamination and consequential internal laceration hazard, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. FDA:

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Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Apple Sauce is subject to this recall:

  • Trader Joe’s All Natural Unsweetened Apple Sauce; affected product codes: all codes through December 16, 2018; distributed in: AZ, AL, CA, CO, ID, LA, NM, NV, OK, OR, TX, UT and WA; UPC: 00014359
  • Trader Joe’s First Crush Unsweetened Gravenstein Apple Sauce; affected product codes: all codes through August 08, 2018; distributed nationwide throughout the United States; UPC: 00015905
  • Trader Joe’s Organic Unsweetened Apple Sauce; affected product codes: all codes through October 06, 2018; distributed nationwide throughout the United States; UPC: 00194877

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Apple Sauce can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, the recalled Apple Sauce is packaged in 24-ounce glass jars with a best-before date code stamped on top of the lid as noted above. The recall was initiated after the company received customer reports that glass had found in some of these products. All remaining jars of Apple Juice have been removed from store shelves and destroyed.

If glass fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled jars of Apple Juice , please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Apple Juice to the Trader Joe’s store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Manzana Products Co., Inc. at 1-707-823- 5313 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Glass contamination, please search for “glass” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

Please note: this product has been recalled in another jurisdiction, specifically Canada for the same reason, that is, suspected glass fragment contamination. To see all notifications relating to this recall, please search for “Apple Sauce” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


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Recalls Direct RIN: 8327-2017
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