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Notification of Stolen Mead Johnson Product

 

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Date Posted: December 5, 2011

PRODUCT: Infant Formula various labels and packaging (see below for product list)

November 28, 2011: Mead Johnson Nutrition is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Office of Criminal Investigations (FDA), and other law enforcement officials to recover cases of infant formula that were stolen from a public lot in Fortville, Indiana, on November 23, 2011. The list of products stolen is attached.

Not all cases with the indicated batch numbers were in the stolen shipment, and some have been safely delivered from Mead Johnson to retailers, wholesalers or institutions.

Consumers should purchase Mead Johnson products only from well established and reputable retailers. Mead Johnson recommends that consumers always inspect the product and label for signs of tampering before opening. Mead Johnson infant formula products are packaged in "tamper-evident" cans, meaning that if the package has been opened, it will be evident to the consumers.

Likewise, employees at hospitals that receive Mead Johnson patient samples labeled as Hospital Gift Packs from sources other than Mead Johnson should inspect the gift pack cases and outer wraps for signs of tampering before distributing the gift packs to patients.

Retailers, wholesalers and institutions who receive their product directly from Mead Johnson are not affected by this notification.

Mead Johnson Nutrition and the FDA are asking for the public's help in reporting any information regarding the stolen products to FDA's Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) by calling (800) 551-3989 or by visiting the OCI website www.fda.gov/OCI.

Consumers who have any question regarding Mead Johnson products may contact us at 1-800-BABY-123.

How to Locate Product Batch Numbers

Product batch numbers can be found on both sides of each case, as well as on the can bottom of each powdered product, and on the can top of each liquid infant formula product.

Case UPC#

Unit UPC#

Batch #

# of Cases

Product Description

049811

00870498014

EV1HTE

34

NUTRAMIGEN® CONC 13OZ CAN

020102

00870201423

ZP1K6L

208

ENFAMIL A.R.® PWD 12.9OZ CAN

119501

00871195417

EV1JQF

102

ENFAMIL® PROSOBEE® CONC 13OZ CAN

121401

00871214415

ZL1JVR

256

ENFAMIL® PROSOBEE® PWD 12.9OZ CAN

136701

00871367418

EV1K1E

119

ENFAMIL PREMIUM® CONC 13OZ CAN

136701

00871367418

EV1KDE

170

ENFAMIL PREMIUM® CONC 13OZ CAN

136502

00871365421

ZP1KMG

960

ENFAMIL PREMIUM® PWD 12.5OZ CAN

869353

00875100691

ZP1JCX

1728

ENFAMIL® GENTLEASE® PWD 12.4OZ CAN