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Recall on WanaBana Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree Pouches over potential lead contamination

Parents and caregivers are advised by the FDA to avoid buying or providing WanaBanana apple cinnamon fruit puree pouches to children due to potential elevated lead levels in the product. If toddlers or young children have ingested these pouches, it is advisable for parents and caregivers to promptly contact their child’s healthcare provider for guidance on obtaining a blood test. Screening is highly advised for children aged 1 to 2 years. Additionally, it is crucial to dispose of the product immediately. This product was available for purchase in local stores in Natrona County.They do not believe other flavors to be affected at this time. The FDA is actively collaborating with state officials and the company, gathering further information, and taking necessary measures to remove all tainted products from the market.

Short term exposure to lead could result in the following symptoms: 

  • Abdominal Pain/Colic
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Anemia

For any questions or concerns, please contact the Casper Natrona County Health Department at (307)-235-9340.