Costco Kirkland Signature Baby Formula Recall [Canada]


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Costco Kirkland Signature Baby Formula Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd., a Nepean, Ontario establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Kirkland Signature branded Non-GMO Infant Formula for Babies Sensitive to Lactose due to suspected Cronobacter spp. contamination and consequential risk of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/3UwQ30pPcxy

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2019/71427r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Baby Food products are subject to this recall:

  • Kirkland Signature branded Non-GMO Infant Formula for Babies Sensitive to Lactose, sold in 1.36 kilogram tubs, with an expiry date code of EXP 2020 NO 05, a product code of T05DVBV and a UPC of 0 96619 26926 6
  • Kirkland Signature branded Non-GMO Infant Formula for Babies Sensitive to Lactose, sold in two (2) – 1.36 kilogram tub sets, with an expiry date code of EXP 2020 NO 05, a product code of T05DVBV and a UPC of 0 96619 23600 8

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CFIA, Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. (“Costco”) has recalled certain batch/lots of Costco Kirkland Signature branded Non-GMO Infant Formula for Babies Sensitive to Lactose from the Canadian marketplace due to possible Cronobacter spp. contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Baby Food products identified above.

==> For information about Cronobacter Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> 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 Costco Kirkland Signature branded Non-GMO Infant Formula, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the 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 properly treat bacterial poisonings such as Cronobacter.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at Costco Wholesale Canada toll-free at 1-800-463-3783 during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

If you have any further questions about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, available here: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752.

You can also reach the CFIA toll-free at 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and US) or 1-613-773-2342 (local or international) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time. If you are a member of the working press/media, you can reach the CFIA at 1-613-773-6600 or by e-mail at cfia.media.acia@canada.ca.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Costco Kirkland Signature branded Non-GMO Infant Formula, 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 Cronobacter spp contamination, please search for “Cronobacter” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd., please search for “Costco” 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 Kirkland Signature brand name, please search for “Kirkland” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 13367
Recalls Direct RIN: 12237-2019
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