Find out what to look for when purchasing commercially-prepared baby food.
- Check the date on the container and use by the 'best before/expiry date'
- Make sure the safety seal has not been broken. Listen for a popping sound when you open the jar.
- Keep opened jars covered in the refrigerator for no more than 3 days.
- Do not feed your baby directly from the jar unless the whole amount will be eaten.
- Any uneaten food remaining, should be discarded.