March 18, 2000Nestle Recalls Certain Cans of
Infant Formula Concentrate
codes added March 21, 2000.
Glendale, CA (SafetyAlerts) - Nestle is voluntarily
recalling 33 batches of Nestle's Carnation Good Start, Nestle Carnation Also and Carnation
Follow-Up Infant Formulas, in 13-fluid-ounce concentrate cans, because the processing may
not have reached high enough temperatures to ensure sterility.
According to Nestle, extensive
testing has been conducted and they have confirmed that there is no health risk associated
with these batches. Nestle is recalling these batches as a precautionary measure.
This recall affects only the
13-fluid-ounce concentrate formulas that have been distributed nationwide. This
recall does not affect the powder or ready-to-drink forms of Nestle Carnation Infant
According to a press release issued
by Nestle, the following batch numbers (located below the "BEST IF USED BY" date
on the top of the can) are affected:
5 new codes (in bold) added March 21, 2000:
Nestle apologizes for any inconvenience this may
cause consumers, and the company has taken action to ensure this does not happen again.
Consumers can call Nestles toll-free at
1-800-510-7493 with any questions regarding this recall.
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers March 18,
2000. The updated codes were sent on March 21, 2000.
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