Warning as baby formula recalled over fears it could contain plastic

Nestlé UK and Ireland is recalling some baby formula after some customers reported finding piece of blue plastic inside.

Friday, 26th March 2021, 5:13 pm
Updated Friday, 26th March 2021, 5:16 pm

As a result, Nestlé UK and Ireland announced it was voluntarily recalling three batches of SMA Wysoy 800g powder.

"We have been alerted that some cans may contain pieces of blue plastic used to make the scoops.

"We have identified the source of the problem and have already put in place the necessary corrective measures to address the issue," said Nestlé UK and Ireland.

The formula is being recalled as a precaution.

The batches affected are 025057651Z, 025057652Z, 025157651Z with use by dates of June 2022 and September 2022.

No other batches of SMA Wysoy, or other SMA Nutrition or Nestlé products, are affected.

"We ask parents who feed their baby SMA Wysoy to look on the base of any cans they have to see if they are from an affected batch.

"If you have a can that matches the details above, please do not feed your baby with it.

The product that is being recalled.

"Please contact the SMA Careline on 0800 0 818180 from the UK or 1800 931 832 from Ireland for a full refund.

"You can also return it in store.

"The SMA Careline are available to answer your questions."

Nestlé added: "The safety and quality of our products are our non-negotiable priorities.

"We sincerely apologise to our consumers for the inconvenience caused by this voluntary recall.

"If you are a consumer with any concerns please call the SMA Careline on 0800 0 818180 from the UK or 1800 931 832 from Ireland."