Walmart Advantage Infant Formula Powder Recall [US]


Advantage Infant Formula Powder Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Perrigo Company plc, a Dublin, Ireland and Allegan, Michigan establishment, recalls an estimated 23,388 tubs of Advantage Infant Formula Milk Based Powder with Iron sold exclusively at Walmart due to suspected metal fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/KqKg30oZKxz

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/perrigo-issues-voluntary-recall-parents-choice-advantage-infant-formula-milk-based-powder-iron

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Infant Formula products are subject to this recall:

  • Advantage Infant Formula Powder, sold in 35-ounce (992-gram) containers with a batch/lot code of C26EVFV and a use-by date of February 26, 2021 and sold exclusively at Walmart

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Infant Formula products can be found on the Web site above. Please note: the packaging on the recalled Infant Formula Milk Based Powder product may differ slightly from the one pictured above.

According to the FDA, Perrigo Company plc has recalled of an estimated 23,388 units of 35-ounce, (992-gram) containers of Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron, sold exclusively at Walmart, due to the potential presence of metal fragments in batch/lot C26EVFV. You should neither serve to your infant nor consume the recalled Infant Formula products identified above.

In general, if bone, glass, metal, plastic and/or rubber fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Infant Formula products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Infant Formula to the Walmart store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle internal lacerations.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Infant Formula products, please search for “infant formula” or more generically, “baby food” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Metal Fragment contamination, please search for “metal” or more generically, “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Perrigo Consumer Affairs toll-free at 1-866-629-6181 during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Perrigo Company plc, please search for “Perrigo” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Walmart, please search for “Walmart” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Advantage brand name, please search for “Advantage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 11674-2019
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