Update on the investigation of elevated lead & chromium in Cinnamon Applesauce Pouches

The FDA has no indication that high levels of lead and chromium extend beyond the recalled products and has no confirmed reports of illnesses or elevated blood lead level adverse events reported for other cinnamon-containing products or cinnamon. As of January 29, 2024, the FDA has not received any additional confirmed complaints/reports of adverse events potentially linked to the recalled product. As of January 26, the CDC has received reports of 98 confirmed cases, 269 probable cases, and 37 suspected cases for 404 cases from 43 different states through their reporting structure. FDA’s investigation is ongoing to determine the point of contamination and whether additional products are linked to illnesses @ https://www.fda.gov/food/outbreaks-foodborne-illness/investigation-elevated-lead-chromium-levels-cinnamon-applesauce-pouches-november-2023?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

 Investigation of Elevated Lead & Chromium Levels: Cinnamon Applesauce
Investigation of Elevated Lead & Chromium Levels: Cinnamon Applesauce

Do not eat, sell, or serve multiple brands of recalled apple cinnamon fruit pouches. FDA’s investigation is ongoing.

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