Certain Abbott Two Cal brand and Abbott Promote brand formulated liquid diet products recalled due to possible bacterial contamination

Starting date:
September 23, 2018
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Other
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Abbott Nutrition
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12494

Last updated:

Advisory details

Ottawa, September 23, 2018 - Abbott Nutrition is recalling certain Abbott Two Cal brand and Abbott Promote brand formulated liquid diet products from the marketplace due to possible bacterial contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Who is affected

There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of these products.

Background

This recall was triggered by consumer complaints. 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 recalled product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Abbott Promote High-Protein Liquid Nutrition - Vanilla Flavour 235 mL L84417RA0 xxxx
(xxxx=time code)
2019JA1
0 55325 20170 0
Abbott Two Cal HN Complete, Balanced Nutrition - Vanilla 235 mL L85559RA0 xxxx
(xxxx=time code)
2019FE1
0 55325 20799 3
Abbott Two Cal HN Complete, Balanced Nutrition - Vanilla 235 mL L87139RA0 xxxx
(xxxx=time code)
2019AL1
0 55325 20799 3

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