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Gerber Organic 2nd Foods Baby Food in Glass Jar Sweet Potato Apple Carrot Cinnamon -- 4 oz


Gerber Organic 2nd Foods Baby Food in Glass Jar Sweet Potato Apple Carrot Cinnamon
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Gerber Organic 2nd Foods Baby Food in Glass Jar Sweet Potato Apple Carrot Cinnamon -- 4 oz

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Gerber Organic 2nd Foods Baby Food in Glass Jar Sweet Potato Apple Carrot Cinnamon Description

  • For Sitters
  • Non-GMO
  • Organic

These organic fruits were grown using our Clean Field Farming™ practices - it’s how we ensure our purees are not only nutritious but also wholesome and safe for every tiny tum.

  • One (1) 4 oz glass jar.
  • Made with 2 1/2 full servings of organic fruits and veggies per jar.
  • Non-GMO Project Verified.
  • Unsalted, unsweetened, no added starch, no added artificial flavors or colors.


Directions

This product should only be fed to a seated, supervised child.

  • Refrigerate after opening and use within 2 days.
  • If heating, stir and test before feeding.
  • Read all information before serving.
Free Of
GMOs, added starch, added artificial flavors or colors.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 Jar
Servings per Container: 1
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories60
Total Fat0 g0%
Sodium45 mg0%
Total Carbohydrate15 g15%
   Dietary Fiber2 g
   Total Sugars8 g
     Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein less than1 g
Calcium15.6 mg6%
Iron0.3 mg2%
Potassium200 mg25%
Vitamin A500 mcg100%
Vitamin C23 mg45%
Other Ingredients: Organic sweet potatoes, organic apples, organic carrots, vitamin C (ascorbic acid), organic cinnamon.
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