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February 7, 2003

Recall Update: WYETH Infant Formula 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-172-3.
Albertson's
*Baby Basics by Albertson's Formula for older infants with iron 1 LB. 15.7 oz (900g)

K-Mart
*American Fare Little Ones Formula for Older Infants with Iron & Calcium 1 LB 15.7 (900g)

Target
*Healthy Baby Formula for Older Infants with Iron 1 LB 15.7 oz. (900g)

Walmart
*Parent's Choice 2 Infant Formula with Iron 1 LB 15.7 oz (900g)

Sold in Hong Kong:
Enercal Plus Vanilla (Adult Use). Recall # F-173-3.

CODE
F-172-3: 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.
F-173-3: Codes N05NTC and N06NTD.

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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