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Food Recall Warning - Abbott brand Calcilo XD Powder recalled due to rancidity and off-colour
- Recall date:
- September 13, 2019
- Reason for recall:
- Chemical, Other
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Company / Firm:
- Abbott Laboratories
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, September 13, 2019 - Abbott Laboratories is recalling Abbott brand Calcilo XD powder from the marketplace due to rancidity and off-colour. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product||Reason for Recall|
|Abbott||Calcilo XD Powder||375 g||0 70074 53329 2||79696K80||Chemical - Other, Other|
What you should do
Check to see if you have the recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased.
Food that is rancid, has an unusual odour or smells 'off' should not be consumed. Consumption of rancid food may cause symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.
The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing the recalled product from the marketplace.
There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
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Public enquiries and media
- Company information
- Abbott Laboratories: 1-855-733-4201
- Public enquiries
- Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
- Media relations
- Telephone: 613-773-6600
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