February 15, 2005 WIC Update

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SUBJECT: Issuance of Similac Advance with Iron Powder Formula 12.9 ounce can

Please respond with the following information:

  1. Has your agency issued any Similac Advance with Iron Powder Formula 12.9 ounce can?
  2. Have you had any participants comment that they have had black particles in their Similac Advance with Iron Powder Formula?

Please send your response back to me.  thanks

For more information about this product:  Following is a link to the FDA Press Release dated Feb 2, 2005, concerning the recall of Similac(r) Advance(r) with Iron powdered infant formula.

FDA releases a statement regarding the Ross Recall:
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

Thanks for the information.  I appreciate the extra time you spend to send me your comments.

Phyllis