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Infant formula sold only at Walmart has been recalled because it may contain ‘metal foreign matter’

Infant formula sold only at Walmart has been recalled over worries it may contain ‘metal foreign matter’

  • Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron has been voluntarily recalled on Friday by Perrigo Company plc
  • It’s been recalled due to ‘the potential presence of metal foreign matter’
  • Lot Code C26EVFV with a ‘use by’ date of February 26, 2021 is affected
  • A total of 23,388 containers of the formula are impacted by the recall 
  • The formula for children up to age one is sold exclusively at Walmart 
  • People with questions can contact Perrigo Consumer Affairs at 866-629-6181

Formula for infants that is sold exclusively at Walmart was voluntarily recalled on Friday.

Perrigo Company plc issued the recall of its Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron due to ‘the potential presence of metal foreign matter in a single lot of the product’, it announced in a press release.

The recall was issued following a consumer report, though no reports of illness or other health issues have been reported after consuming the product.

Lot Code C26EVFV with a 'use by' date of February 26, 2021 is affected

Perrigo Company has recalled its Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron (inset) due to ‘the potential presence of metal foreign matter in a single lot of the product.’ Lot Code C26EVFV with a ‘use by’ date of February 26, 2021 is affected

The recall affects 35-ounce, 992-gram containers of the formula for children up to one year of age.

‘Consumers who may have purchased the product should look for Lot Code C26EVFV with a “use by” date of February 26, 2021, which can be found on the bottom of the package,’ the company said. 

‘Any consumers who purchased the product should discontinue use and can visit any Walmart store for a refund.’ 

A total of 23,388 containers of the formula are impacted by the recall.

The recall is being conducted in consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 

Consumers with questions about Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron can contact Perrigo Consumer Affairs at 866-629-6181. 

The product is exclusively sold at Walmart (file photo shown). Consumers with questions about Parent's Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron can contact Perrigo Consumer Affairs at 866-629-6181

The product is exclusively sold at Walmart (file photo shown). Consumers with questions about Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron can contact Perrigo Consumer Affairs at 866-629-6181



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