Cinnamon Applesauce Recall Update - Prepared Responses for use in addressing public or media inquiries (CDC)

Official Message No.:111984-1-19-2024-PHIN
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Greetings Health Officers,

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has prepared responses for use in addressing public or media inquiries about lead and chromium in cinnamon applesauce pouches. This document can be found attached.

For information about FDA’s investigation, with current updates, can be found on the FDA website,

Investigation of Elevated Lead Levels: Cinnamon Applesauce Pouches (November 2023) | FDA.

For more information on chromium,


For more information on lead, visit ATSDR Lead ToxFAQs (

This information has been broadcast to: Local Boards of Health; Local Health Agencies; Always Include (Monmouth County);