Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 09, 2007 00:09 ET

CFIA: Health Hazard Advisory - Consumers Cautioned to Inspect Powder Infant Formula Cans

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 8, 2007) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Nestle Canada Inc. are advising the public that some cans of powder infant formula found at Wal-Mart, Midland Avenue, Kingston, Ontario may have been tampered with.

One can of Nestle Good Start Iron Fortified powder infant formula has been found to contain a powder which appears to be flour. This can had an opening cut on a side which was concealed by the label.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumers using powdered infant formula products should look under the label to inspect the cans for signs of tampering. The CFIA is conducting an investigation of the suspected tampering and the case has been referred to the police.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time,
Monday to Friday.

Nestle Canada Inc. at 1-800-387-5536, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time.

For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Media enquiries:
    Nestle Canada Inc.
    416-218-2688
    or
    English
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Garfield Balsom
    613-760-4232
    http://www.cfia-acia.agr.ca
    or
    French
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Linda Leblanc
    613-760-4112
    http://www.cfia-acia.agr.ca