Inspections, Compliance, Enforcement, and Criminal Investigations

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

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

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