Abbott laboratories is recalling certain lots of its Similac brand powdered infant formulas due to a possibility that some of these lots may have been contaminated by beetles. The voluntary recall was issued after small insect parts were found in some of the Similac cans produced at a Similac manufacturing facility in Michigan.
The products impacted by this recall are Similac’s powdered infant formulas including certain Similac powder product lines in plastic containers and certain powder product lines offered in 8 oz, 12.4, oz and 12.9 oz cans. Liquid Similac products are not included in the recall.
How to find out which Similac lot numbers are included in the recall
While Abbott laboratories has not released a list of lot numbers on their website, they have provided a hotline and link on their website where consumers can find out if their Similac products are part of the recall. To find out if you have a Similac product that is part of the recall you can call their hotline at 800-986-8850 or go to Simlac’s website at www.similac.com/recall/lookup and just type in your lot number.
For more information on the Similac recall visit Similac.com at http://abbott.vo.llnwd.net/o18/similac/recall/default.htm