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May 23, 2002

Mead Johnson Nutritionals Portagen iron fortified nutritionally complete powder Recall Update

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.

PRODUCT
Portagen iron fortified nutritionally complete powder with medium chain triglycerides in 1 pound cans. Recall # F-421-2.

CODE
Lot BMC17.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Mead Johnson Nutritionals, Evansville, IN, by letters on March 29, 2002.
Manufacturer: Mead Johnson Nutritionals, Zeeland, MI.
Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention linked consumption of the product to an outbreak of Enterobacter sakazakii infection, including one death, in infants.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
17358 cans.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Australia,  and Spain
.

 
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