Public Service Announcement – Nutricia Karicare

1168-1If you’re using Nutricia’s Karicare baby/infant formula in New Zealand, please take note

The products being recalled are:

– Karicare Infant Formula Stage 1 (0–6 months) in NEW ZEALAND ONLY with batch numbers 3169 and 3170 (use by 17 06 2016 and 18 06 2016). The batch number and use by date can be found on the base of the tin.

– Karicare Gold+ Follow On Formula Stage 2 (6–12 months) in NEW ZEALAND ONLY with batch number D3183 (use by 31 12 2014). The batch number and use by date can be found on the base of the tin.

Consumers should not feed products with these batch numbers to infants.

If you have been using these products to feed your infant and your child shows any sign of illness, please contact your health care professional as a precautionary measure.

This recall ONLY affects batch numbers 3169 and 3170 of Karicare Infant Formula Stage 1 (0–6 months), sold in New Zealand and batch number D3183 of Karicare Gold+ Follow On Formula Stage 2 (6–12 months), sold in New Zealand.

The recall DOES NOT include other Karicare products.

This issue does not affect any Nutricia products sold in Australia.

For consumers not in New Zealand, The Ministry of Primary Industry adds

Please note, in view of additional advice from Nutricia this morning, the earlier formal advice from the Director-General of MPI will be updated today.

MPI is working to establish whether any other specific products and batches may contain the whey protein, and the location of any affected batches.

MPI and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade are working with regulatory authorities in the relevant international markets to provide them with new information in relation to this development as soon as possible.


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