Abbott brand Calcilo XD Powder recalled due to rancidity and off-colour
- Starting date:
- September 13, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning
- Chemical, Microbiological - Other, Other
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Abbott Laboratories
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland and Labrador
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
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.
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.
- Learn more about the health risks
- Sign up for recall notifications by email and follow us on social media
- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process
- Report a food safety or labelling concern
Who is affected
There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
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.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Abbott||Calcilo XD Powder||375 g||79696K80||0 70074 53329 2|
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- Company information
- Abbott Laboratories: 1-855-733-4201
- Public enquiries
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