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Posted on: February 22, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Formula recall information for WIC families

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Formula recall information for WIC families

  • WIC purchased formula that fits the recall can be exchanged, credited or refunded
  • WIC families can return formula purchased at one store to another store. Returns are not store dependent.
  • You do not need a receipt to return a recalled formula.
  • If you have any problems returning or exchanging your formula at the store, please call the State Helpline (800-942-1636, option 2)

See more information for WIC clients:

Additional information

Three brands of powdered infant formula were recalled on February 17, 2022, for possible Cronobacter contamination. FDA is investigating several consumer complaints about sick infants who were fed powdered formula.

Recalled powdered infant formula includes the brand names Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare. The recall currently includes:

  • Similac Advance
  • Similac Total Comfort
  • Similac for Spit Up
  • Similac Sensitive
  • Similac  Alimentum
  • Similac Elecare

Product code: First two digits are 22 through 37, and the code on the container contains “K8,” “SH,” or “Z2.” Expiration date: 4-1-2022 (APR 2022) or later.

Do not feed infants recalled powdered formula. Throw it away or return it for a refund. Parents or customers with impacted product should visit or call +1-800-986-8540.

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