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August 6, 2001

Mead Johnson Issues Allergy Alert Concerning Lactofree Infant Formula Sample Packs and Enfamil A.R. Distributed Through Physicians Offices

Evansville, IN (SafetyAlerts) - Mead Johnson Nutritionals has posted information to its web site requesting that physicians temporarily discontinue   distribution of LactoFree® infant formula sample packs and Enfamil® A.R.® infant formula sample packs. The alert is being conducted because the product does not list ingredients on the back of the box.

Infants allergic to milk protein run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Mead Johnson issued a similar allergy alert on July 28 concerning similar product distributed through retail channels.

The LactoFree infant formula sample packs contain two 3 oz. ready-to-use Nursette® bottles and two Easy One® single serve powder packets. The Enfamil A.R. sample packs contain three 3 oz. ready-to-use Nursette bottles and a single hole nipple. No other sizes or forms of LactoFree or Enfamil A.R. are affected.

The LactoFree and Enfamil A.R. sample packs have been distributed to physicians nationwide. There have been no reports of injury or illness.

Physicians or parents with questions can call Mead Johnson Nutritionals at 1-888-222-9223.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers August 6, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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