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More fruit pouches for kids are being recalled because of illnesses that are linked to lead

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This photo provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Oct. 28, 2023, shows a WanaBana apple cinnamon fruit puree pouch. FDA via AP

Children and others who have consumed the products should be tested for possible lead poisoning, FDA officials said.

By JONEL ALECCIA, Associated Press November 6, 2023

Federal health officials are expanding an investigation into potentially lead-tainted pouches of apple cinnamon fruit puree marketed for children amid reports of more illnesses and additional product recalls.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday it has received reports of seven illnesses in at least five states possibly linked to contaminated puree.

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