Product Recall: Roots & Harvest Wide Mouth Canning Jars


Product Recall: Roots & Harvest Wide Mouth Pint Canning Jars

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US FlagUS/Bethesda: LEM Products Distribution LLC. (“LEM”), a West Chester, Ohio establishment, recalls an estimated 15,900 Roots & Harvest Wide Mouth Pint Canning Jars from the American marketplace due to suspected glass fragment hazard and consequential risks of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage, bowel obstruction and/or sepsis, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-altering injury or death.

CPSC: https://bit.ly/3LaoySY

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2022/Roots-and-Harvest-Wide-Mouth-Pint-Canning-Jars-Recalled-by-LEM-Products-Distribution-Due-to-Laceration-Hazard

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Wide Mouth Pint Canning Jars that were sold in 12-packs in a cardboard sleeve shrink wrapped in clear plastic and marketed, sold and delivered in the United States, as follows:

  • Roots & Harvest branded Wide Mouth Pint Canning Jars, consisting of clear glass jars with the “Roots & Harvest” brand molded on each Jar. Each of the recalled Jars has a metal lid and screw on type band and are used for canning food.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Wide Mouth Pint Canning Jars can be found on the Web site listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, glass fragments have been found in some of the recalled Jars. If this defect occurs, it poses a laceration hazard to anyone who uses the Jars for food, beverage or other storage.

==> 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.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Roots & Harvest Wide Mouth Pint Canning Jars, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact LEM Products Distribution to receive a full refund. LEM will provide a return shipping container free of charge and a prepaid return label. LEM is assisting in contacting all known purchasers. In addition, Orscheln Farm & Home is contacting known purchasers directly.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage, bowel obstruction and/or sepsis.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact the LEM Products Distribution Customer Service toll-free at 1-877-536-7763 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

You can also reach the company on the Web at https://www.lemproducts.com/product_recalls, https://www.rootsandharvest.com/product_recalls, https://www.lemproduct.com and click on the “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page or https://www.rootsandharvest.com and click on the “Product Recalls” link at the bottom of the page. or by e-mail at connectwithus@rootsandharvest.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Glass Canning Jars, please search for “jars” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Choking hazards, please search for “Choking” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Ingestion hazards, please search for “ingestion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Laceration hazards, please search for “Laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Bowel Obstruction hazards, please search for “bowel” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Sepsis hazards, please search for “sepsis” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by LEM Products Distribution LLC., please search for “LEM Products” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Roots & Harvest brand, please search for “Roots & Harvest” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 22-218
Recalls Direct RIN: 16228-2022
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