Maine CDC Health Advisory

November 14, 2023

U.S. CDC: High Blood Lead Levels in Children Consuming Recalled Cinnamon Applesauce Pouches

Please review this information from U.S. CDC on potential risk of lead exposure from certain recalled fruit puree pouches sold in the United States. Maine CDC is not aware of children in Maine with blood lead levels of 5 g/dL or higher (Maine's threshold for investigating sources of lead exposure) related to consumption of these products. Families should not buy the recalled products and should discard any products they may have already purchased.

Advisory (PDF)