Health Hazard Advisory:
Consumers Cautioned to Inspect Powder Infant Formula
August 18, 2006
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency
(CFIA) and Mead Johnson Nutritionals are advising
the public that some cans of Mead Johnson powder
infant formula found at stores in the Windsor,
Ontario area have been tampered with. One can
has been found to contain what is believed to
be a detergent.
A total of four suspect cans have
been reported in the Windsor area.
There have been no reported illnesses
associated with the consumption of the tampered
Consumers using powder infant formula
products should look under the label to inspect
the cans for signs of tampering.
CFIA is conducting an investigation
of the suspected tampering and the case has been
referred to the police.
For more information, consumers
and industry can call one of the following numbers:
CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735
(8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to
Mead Johnson at 1-800-361-6323 (8:00
a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Eastern time this Saturday and
Regular Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00
p.m. Eastern time.
For information on receiving recalls
by electronic mail, or for other food safety facts,
visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca.