Abbott recalled two batches of milk powder (7,181 cases) in China

By | August 6, 2013

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Abbott recalled two batches of milk powder (7,181 cases) in China

According to the Xinhua News report, AQSIQ (General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine) informed New Zealand Embassy that risk of contamination by Clostridium botulinum was found in two batches of infant formula produced by Abbott (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd. AQSIQ has asked Abbott to fulfill the main responsibility and recall the related products to effectively protect Chinese consumers’ health.

At the same night Abbott issued a statement about the decision to voluntarily recall the two batches of the product and claimed the pollution is due to the use of Fonterra packaging line.

The recalled products include Abbott preschool Gain Advance (phase 3) 900 g / pot, involving lots 287834K402, and 287844K402, production time is May 2, 2013. Abbott said a total of 7181 cases (two batches) of products, about 112 boxes have been sold, and the remaining 7,069 cases have been isolated.

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