Recalled Cinnamon Applesauce Pouches

New Jersey Department of Health urges NJ residents to discard recalled Cinnamon Applesauce Pouches and be aware for signs and symptoms of lead exposure following consumption. WanaBana recalls Cinnamon Applesauce Pouches: WanaBana, Weis, and Schnucks Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree Pouches and Cinnamon Apple Sauce due to reports of elevated lead levels found in the product. Individuals, parents, and caregivers are advised to discard recalled pouches.

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Signs and symptoms of lead toxicity vary, short term exposure to lead could result in the following:

  • Headache 
  • Abdominal Pain/Colic
  • Vomiting 
  • Anemia

Long Term exposure signs and symptoms:

  • Irritability
  • Lethargy
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle Aches or muscle prickling/burning
  • Occasional Abdominal Discomfort
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty concentrating/Muscular exhaustibility 
  • Tremor
  • Weight loss

If you suspect lead exposure or your child is experiencing symptoms of lead toxicity after eating recalled fruit pouches, consult a healthcare provider.