Recall roundup: Gerber formula, Trader Joe’s fruit, Clio yogurt snacks pulled

FDA says they may make people who consume them sick

SAN ANTONIO – The maker of Gerber Good Start SootheProTM Powdered Infant Formula has issued a recall because the formula could be contaminated with potentially dangerous bacteria.

The bacteria, Cronobacter Sakazakii, was potentially present at Perrigo Co.’s Wisconsin manufacturing plant between January 2 and January 18, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

No illnesses have been reported and no other products are affected.

Anyone who purchased the product after March 5 should look for the lot codes and “use by” dates. If the lot codes are included in the recall, the product should be thrown out.

Customers can also request a refund by contacting the Gerber Parent Resource Center on behalf of Perrigo at 1-800-777-7690. Consumers with health-related questions should contact their doctor.

The following products and lot codes are affected by the recall:

  • Gerber Good Start SootheProTM 12.4 oz:300357651Z – USE BY 04JUL2024300457651Z – USE BY 05JUL2024300557651Z – USE BY 06JUL2024300557652Z – USE BY 06JUL2024300757651Z – USE BY 08JUL2024300857651Z – USE BY 09JUL2024301057651Z – USE BY 11JUL2024301057652Z – USE BY 11JUL2024301157651Z – USE BY 12JUL2024
  • Gerber Good Start SootheProTM 30.6 oz:301357652Z – USE BY 14JUL2024301457652Z – USE BY 15JUL2024301557651Z – USE BY 16JUL2024
  • Gerber Good Start SootheProTM 19.4 oz:301557652Z – USE BY 16JUL2024

Clio Snack Bars recalled

Clio Snacks’ Strawberry Granola & Greek Yogurt Parfait Bars sold at Walmart are being recalled because they may be contaminated with listeria, according to the FDA.

Routine testing revealed the potential presence of bacteria at a third-party manufacturing plant.

The bars were distributed to Walmart stores between March 5 and March 8.

The recalled product came in a single-serving box with UPC Code 854021008152, Lot Number 048C2023 and an expiration date of 4/30/2023 stamped on the side.

Consumers should return the bars for a refund or throw them out.

Trader Joe’s frozen fruit recalled

If you shop at Trader Joe’s, check your freezer for recalled fruit.

Sixteen-ounce bags of Organic Tropical Fruit Blend of pineapple, bananas, strawberries and mango are recalled because the strawberries may be linked to an outbreak of Hepatitis A illnesses, according to the FDA.

The product’s UPC is 00511919 and involves packages with sell-by dates of 04/25/24, 05/12/24, 05/23/24, 05/30/24, and 06/07/24.

Customers are urged to throw it out or return it to the store for a refund.

About the Author:

As a consumer reporter, Marilyn is all about helping people stay safe and save a buck. Since coming to KSAT in 1985, she’s covered everything from crime to politics, winning awards for her coverage of the Mexican Mafia, Oklahoma tornadoes, children’s transplants, an investigation into voting irregularities and even a hit-and-run Santa Claus.