Similac Formula Recall 2010 – Similac Recall Lot NUMBERS
Similac Formula Recall 2010 – Similac Recall Lot NUMBERS – Earlier today Abbott Laboratories announced that they were recalling 5 million cans of certain Similac-brand powdered infant formula with the lot numbers 87932T20, 88117T26, 78208T2,88136T20,91433t20,800-986-8850,800-545-5216,800-515-7677,800-986-8800,847-937-6100,(847) 935-8865,(847)935-3456,66128RB6,61251 RB6,61347RB,84314 RB,85454 T2,86580 T20,88137T20 and 90372T20.
The voluntary recall is taking place because the company believes that their product may contain beetles.
Abbott spokeswoman’s Melissa Brotz said in a statement that after small insects were discovered in the cans of milk that are produced at a manufacturing facility in Sturgis, Michigan it was decided to recall several products.
Brotz went on to say that the company has decided to stop all production in the building where the bugs were found and that they are the ones who contacted the Food and Drug Administration to initiate the recall of 8-ounce, 12.4-ounce, and 12.9-ounce cans of Similac powder that were sold in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam and some countries in the Caribbean- please be aware that Abbott liquid formula is not at all part of the recall.
The FDA revealed that the beetles found in the cans can could cause discomfort,irritation of the gastrointestinal tract, causing the infant to lose appetite if they are ingested.
You can visit www.similac.com/recall10 or call Abbott’s consumer hotline, (800) 986-8850, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for more information about the recall that may touch your baby or the baby you take care of.
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