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February 7, 2003

Recall Update: WYETH Recall is Complete

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

PRODUCT
Powdered Infant Formula packaged under the following
labels: Recall # F-171-3.
Albertson's
*Baby Basics by Albertson's Soy Infant Formula with Iron
2 LB (908g)
*Baby Basics by Albertson's Soy Infant Formula with Iron
1 LB (454g)

Amway
*Kozy Kids Infant Formula with Iron 16 oz (454g)
*Kozy Kids Soy Infant Formula with Iron 16 oz (454g)

HEB
*Hill Country Fare Infant Formula with Iron 32 oz (2 LB)
908g
*Hill Country Fare Infant Formula with Iron 16 oz (1 LB)
454g
*Hill Country Fare Soy Infant Formula with Iron 32 oz
(2 LB) 908g
*Hill Country Fare Soy Infant Formula with Iron 16 oz
(1 LB) 454g

K-Mart
*American Fare Little Ones Infant Formula with Iron 2 LB
(908g)
*American Fare Little Ones Soy Infant Formula with Iron
2 LB (908g)

Preferred Products Inc. (SuperValue)
*HomeBest Soy Infant Formula with Iron 2 LB. (908 g)

Safeway
*Safeway Select Infant Formula with Iron 2 LB (908g)

*Walgreens Infant Formula with Iron 16 oz (454g)

Walmart
*Parent's Choice Infant Formula with Iron 2 LB (908g)
*Parent's Choice Infant Formula with Iron 16 oz (454g)
*Parent's Choice Soy Infant Formula with Iron 2 LB (908g)
*Parent's Choice Soy Infant Formula with Iron 35oz (1 kg)

Product sold in Wyeth Company Store in PA only:
Perfect Choice Infant Formula (454g) with Use by 08 28 05
can codes: L10NTJ, L11NTJ.

Sold in Mexico:
NURSOY: Day Codes: K16NVF, K17NVL, K17NVE, K18NVE, K18NVF, K19NVF, L09NVF

CODE
The products are coded with expiration/use by dates of 07 28 05, 08 28 05, and 09 28 05. They are also coded with six-digit lot numbers embossed on the bottom of the cans. The first four characters of the six-digit lot numbers are K12N through K19N; L07N through L30N; and N03N through N25N.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: WYETH Nutrition St., Davids, PA, by withdrawal notification on October 25, 2002, press release on November 1, 2002, email and registered letter on November 5, 2002 and notification via the intranet on November 8, 2002.
Manufacturer: WYETH, Georgia, VT. Firm Initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Products may be contaminated with Enterobacter sakazakii.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1,470,132 cans.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 

 
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The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.