According to the FDA on February 21, 2013, Mondelēz Global LLC announced a nationwide voluntary recall in the United States, including Puerto Rico, of the belVita Breakfast Biscuit product, Apple Cinnamon and Chocolate varieties, following notification from a third-party supplier, due to the possible presence of fragments of flexible metal mesh caused by a faulty screen at their facility. The following product is being recalled:
- belVita Breakfast Biscuit, Chocolate Variety, 1.76 oz – UPC: 0 44000 03192 3
- belVita Breakfast Biscuit, Chocolate Variety, 8.8 oz – UPC: 0 44000 03194 7
- belVita Breakfast Biscuit, Chocolate Variety, 14.08 oz – UPC: 0 44000 03163 3
- belVita Breakfast Biscuit, Apple Cinnamon Variety, 1.76 oz – UPC: 0 44000 02824 4
- belVita Breakfast Biscuit, Apple Cinnamon Variety,8.8 oz – UPC: 0 44000 02825 1
This recall is limited exclusively to the belVita Breakfast Biscuit, Apple Cinnamon and Chocolate varieties, manufactured and sold in the United States, including Puerto Rico. No other belVita product is included in this recall. Consumers who have this product should not eat it and should discard any products they may have. Consumers can contact the company at 1-877-799-5633, 24 hours a day to get more information about the recall, and Consumer Relations specialists are available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST. The company has received a limited number of consumer contacts related to this product, and is issuing the recall as a precaution. It is the responsibility of retail food distribution companies and services to follow FDA established safety and cleanliness protocols. If you believe that you or a member of your family has been sickened because of a violation, please contact Finkelstein & Partners immediately
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