Gerber Graduates Lil' Meals Spaghetti Rings in Meat Sauce is carefully prepared for your toddler with no preservatives. Prior to cooking, Gerber removes most of the air and seals the package. The food is then pressure-cooked so no preservatives are needed. The recipes are ready to eat with 100% Gerber Graduates goodness inside. Your child may be ready if she or he: stands alone and begins to walk alone; feeds self easily with fingers; bites through a variety of textures. Gerber Graduates Lil' Meals selections are just right for spooning.