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Food Safety Warning - CFIA cautions consumers to inspect infant formula containers prior to use
- Advisory date:
- July 11, 2014
- Reason for advisory:
- Microbiological - Other
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Company / Firm:
- Walmart Canada Corp.
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, July 11, 2014 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Walmart Canada Corporation and Mead Johnson Nutrition (Canada) Company are advising the public that some bottles of Enfamil A+ Ready-to-Feed Infant Formula have been found with the tamper-proof seal broken and blue tape applied in its place. These bottles were found to contain water and some formula residue instead of infant formula.
A total of three complaints have been reported in Brampton and Mississauga.
Walmart immediately removed the product from sale in a number of stores in the Halton and Peel regions of Toronto and did not find any additional product that had been altered.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC|
|Enfamil A+||Ready to Feed Infant Formula||18 bottles x 237 mL||Various||0 56796 90518 0|
What you should do
Consumers using infant formulas should examine the containers to ensure that the security seal is intact and has not been altered. If you have product that appears to have been altered, do not use or consume it. Product that appears to have been altered should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.
This advisory was triggered by a consumer complaint. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation.
The CFIA is working closely with Walmart Canada Corporation and Mead Johnson Nutrition (Canada) Company on this matter. The CFIA will take all necessary steps to protect the safety of the Canadian food supply.
There have been no confirmed illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
Mead Johnson Nutrition (Canada) Co.: 800-361-6323
Walmart Canada Corp.: firstname.lastname@example.org
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