The Perrigo Company recently recalled certain containers of baby formula over fears they may be contaminated with metal.
Parents beware. Perrigo Company issued a recall for more than 23,000 containers of baby formula sold at Walmart over concerns they may contain foreign metal matter. The specific product affected by the recall is the “35-ounce, 992-gram containers of Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron,” though it’s important to note that only one lot of the formula has been affected by the recall.
How can you tell if you have one of the recalled containers of formula? Well, all you have to do is look at the label. According to the recall, the affected containers of formula have a lot code of C26EVFV and a ‘Use By’ date of February 26, 2021, printed on the bottom of the package.
Fortunately, no adverse reactions or illnesses have been reported in connection to the potentially contaminated product. For now, the FDA is urging parents and any other consumers who have the formula in their homes to stop using the formula immediately and return it to Walmart for a refund.
If you have additional questions or concerns about the recall, contact Perrigo Consumer Affairs at 866-629-6181.
When commenting on the latest recall, Perrigo Company issued the following statement:
“Our infant formula meets stringent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and out of an abundance of caution, we are issuing a voluntary nationwide recall of 35-ounce, 992-gram containers of Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron (Lot code: C26EVFV). No adverse events have been reported, and the recall impacts one lot of the product expiring on 2/26/21. Addressing the concerns of parents is of utmost importance to Perrigo, and consumers can call Consumer Affairs with any questions at 866-629-6181. Anyone wishing to receive a refund can visit any Walmart store.”