FDA inspecting distribution company in Ecuador in connection to applesauce suspected of sickening children

The agency traced cinnamon that is suspected of sickening dozens of children to a company called Negsmart there.

News 12 Staff

Dec 14, 2023, 2:24 PM

Updated 182 days ago

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The Food and Drug Administration is conducting an on-site investigation at a distribution company in Ecuador.
The agency traced cinnamon that is suspected of sickening dozens of children to a company called Negsmart there.
The cinnamon was used in applesauce pouches made by Austrofoods.
It was sold under the brand names WanaBana, Weis. and Schnucks in the U.S.
Investigators believe the problem is contamination from lead.


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