Voluntary recall of Abbott Brand/Similac infant formula products

By Matt Weingarden – The Milton Reporter Staff

Windsor Regional Hospital has issued a statement alerting the Windsor/Essex community that several Abbott brand powdered infant formula products – sold under the Similac label – are being recalled due to possible contamination by Cronobacter sakazakii and salmonella bacteria.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says the products were sold across the country, with an expiration date of April 1, 2022 or later. 

The list of affected products can be found here.

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Anyone who has them should throw them out or return them to the place of purchase. 

If your child has consumed these recalled products and is suffering from symptoms including fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps or diarrhea, 

please attend an emergency department immediately. 

The CFIA says there have been no reported illnesses in Canada associated with the consumption of the Abbott products, however, some illnesses have been reported in the U.S.