This blog is where I share personal experiences in child-raising and I always encourage mothers to do their own checks elsewhere and decide for themselves. We show you what you can eat to boost your brain power, and feel mentally stronger. I wanted to have a peace of mind for these Singapore babies. Hihi Terry, thanks for sharing. This isn’t like haze where we can blame the haze in Malaysia on some other country. She told me that she had forgotten to clarify one point. Limited to: 1 unit of 1 flash deal product per order. This year, you can be part of the action. I have trusted Healthy Times so much that I have never shopped around for other brands, so have no idea how Heinz, Gerber, Nestle, Earth’s Best, etc are packaged. Anyway, this matter has passed for more than 3 years and any product / packaging could have been updated. As soon as I bought it I opened it so I returned them that same day. Some clarifications: In my 20 over years consuming oat and cereals, this is the first time that I find such an infestation within the packaging. I bought them in Country Farms outlet in PJ. The problems usually arise when these stores or even the parents are ignorant or careless about storing them correctly. However, baby cereal are not meant to be cooked, so consumers would expect it to be bug free. A few months back, some mothers in an online forum mentioned worms found in Healthy Times cereal. One insect was at the box flap. For hygiene reasons, I asked my husband to dispose the box of cereal immediately. I am unsure if you are aware that some parents will be organising a vote for the best and the worst parenting portal. I purchased the box in Hong Kong. Thicker metallic packaging (such as CFO oat cereal) might do a better job. The others could be emailed to you separately or uploaded to the Internet. Get free products & more with iHerb Rewards, iHerb.com With lots of anger at first despite you tried to sound calm. was just reading the flow of the entire incident and realise that you have not seen any insects in your entire 20 years of eating cereals and oats. – How did you manage to contact the manager? Would really appreciate it if you can let me know where you buy these products from? I realise that the staff tend to bring boxes of milk from the cold storage area and SLOWLY fill up the cold shelves. Flash Deals are ineligible from all other promotions. I don’t think it’s the brand. Health & Nutrition. Maybe I can relate to her better as I am working in Customer Service department in a local shopping mall. this is the brand that I’ve been feeding my baby since he was starting semi-solid 6 months ago. I think if you feel insecure about the packaging, then maybe you can use other brands that does not have such packaging like the brown rice powder contained in plastic container. I liked that the baby cereal is fortified with vitamins as he is being weaning off breastmilk and still adjusting to taking multi-vitamins. I’ve ever read frm forum that some mother ever encounter worms in her healthy times cereal and wrote to them to complaint but they not only did not give a valid explaination, moreover threaten to sue the lady for false accusation etc. The details are included at the bottom of this post. She also invited me to their warehouse. Therefore, no other cereal brands needed to be mentioned. Health & Nutrition See All. . *Disclaimer: Statements made, or products sold through this website, have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. Continue Reading Foods … In fact I am dealing with many on a daily basis. I did not go down but she told me that the warehouse is airconditioned. At home, once the original wrapper is opened, we transfer the cereal / rice / dried goods to air-tight containers, usually stored in the refrigerator. I will try to avoid these stores. You are playing a very important role. There are many brands eg Heinz, Gerber, Nestle, Earth’s best etc all packaged in the same way as Healthy Times. Strange enough, when comes to organic food, most of these “kwai lohs” prefer short shelflife (1-6 months) and are quite happy to see a bug or two in their cereals, oats, flakes and etc. The Shipping Weight includes the product, protective packaging material and the actual shipping box. To permanently change your account setting, go to, As a reminder, you can update you preferred country or language anytime in. All the best! These don’t tear easily, and there’s minimal risk that insects can bite through them, even in humid weather. Anyway, I am feeding him regular organic oats and dropped baby cereal since the incident. When I go back to Malaysia, I order from Singapore online store because I cannot trust the stores here. These oats and cereals are most likely fumigated (legal in Malaysia) with methyl bromide. Jan 6, 2019 - 45% Daily Value of Iron 25% Daily Value of 7 B Vitamins 20% Daily Value of Zinc USDA Organic Special Nourish Organic Stage 1 Single Grain Whole Grain Dairy Free Soy Free Easy to Digest Gentle on Little Tummies Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth Baby's Favorite Since 1980 No Sulfates No Parabens Formulated for Sensitive … They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. AC360 is looking back at some of the funniest, craziest and most awkward moments that Anderson and Kathy shared celebrating New Year's Eve in Times Square. I bought for my elder girl around the same time in 2010 and I had the same problem! – The complaint letter was sent to Healthy Times and the relevant parties to provide my feedback on our contaminated cereal. Perspectives are largely restricted to 1 person’s view and life experiences. Items such as rice are meant to be cooked before consumption, so even if there are weevils, it would seem safe after cooking. I think you are being a little unfair to highlight Healthy Times only. In addition, the Shipping Weight may be adjusted for the Dimensional Weight (e.g. The expiry date of each box is Sep 01 2011 20:56. I agree that the being in a humid climate means there are bugs waiting to feed on our dried goods. • Isolation may be discontinued when at least 10 days have passed since the date of their first positive viral diagnostic test. (Perhaps for FDA etc not replying to you?) All 3 boxes! Anyway, this incident has passed for more than 3 years, so comments will be closed from now on. © Copyright 1997-2020 iHerb, LLC. Anyway, we moved on to Holle too and had no problems. I guess this is due mainly to ignorance of manufacturing and supply chain flow or management. Local public health authorities determine and establish the quarantine options for their jurisdictions. 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