Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

September 17, 2010 21:48 ET

CFIA/Health Hazard Alert: Consumers Cautioned to Inspect Powdered Infant Formula Cans

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2010) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Nestlé Canada Inc. are advising the public that some cans of powdered infant formula found in the Nepean, Ontario area have been tampered with.

Three cans of Nestlé Good Start Iron Fortified Infant Formula, 900g size,
UPC: 0 65000 36614 3, have been found to contain a powder which appears to be flour. These cans were found at the following retail locations: Your Independent Grocer on Strandherd Drive and Sobeys on Greenbank Drive in Nepean, Ontario.

There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumers using powdered infant formula products should look under the plastic lid of the cans and ensure the metal/foil top is sealed properly. The CFIA is conducting an investigation and the case has been referred to the police.

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

Nestlé Consumer Services at 1-800-387-5536 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday and Sept. 18 and 19 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time)

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

For information on tampering, visit the Food Facts web page at:
http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/concen/tipcon/tamalte.shtml

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp 

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

A photo of the product is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/nestle0917.pdf

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600
    or
    Nestle Canada
    Media Relations
    416-218-2688