President's Choice brand Lower Iron milk based powdered infant formula recalled due to Cronobacter spp.
- Starting date:
- October 6, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - Other
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Loblaw Companies Limited
- Extent of the product distribution:
Ottawa, October 6, 2019 - Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling President's Choice brand Lower Iron milk based powdered infant formula from the marketplace due to possible Cronobacter spp. contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
|President's Choice||Lower Iron milk based powdered infant formula||900 g||0 60383 69839 3||EXP 2021 AU 29|
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have the recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
Food contaminated with Cronobacter may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Although Cronobacter is not commonly linked to human illness, in rare cases it can cause serious or fatal infections. Cronobacter can cause rare bloodstream and central nervous system infections and has been associated with severe intestinal infection (necrotizing enterocolitis) and blood poisoning (sepsis), especially in newborns.
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Who is affected
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The 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.
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- Company information
- Loblaw Companies Limited:
- 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
For more informationFor more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.