October 14, 2019

Abbott Calcilo XD Powder Recalled For Rancidity; Illnesses Reported

Abbott Laboratories is recalling Abbott Calcilo XD Powder from the marketplace in Canada because of rancidity and off-color. This product is used for nutrition support in infants with hypercalcemia and is used under medical supervision. Illnesses have been reported associated with the consumption of this product. The recall notice did not give any further information on the number of illnesses, the patient age range, or whether or not anyone has been hospitalized.

The recalled product is Abbott Calcilo XD Powder, which is packaged in 375 gram containers. The UPC number on the product is 0 70074 53329 2, and the code on the product is 79696K80. It was sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, and Saskatchewan at the consumer level.

Any food  or medical product that is rancid, has an unusual smell, or an off color or unusual texture should not be consumed. Consumption of rancid food may cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

If you purchased this product, do not use it. Throw it away in a sealed container in a secure garbage can with a tight fitting lid, or take it back to the place of purchase for a full refund.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation. This may lead to the recall of more products. The government is making sure that industry is removing the recalled product from the marketplace.

Abbott Calcilo XD Powder Recalled For Rancidity; Illnesses Reported

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