VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – If you’ve bought baby formula recently, double-check the label.
A national recall has been issued for the President’s Choice brand of lactose-sensitive baby formula due to contamination of a potentially dangerous bacteria.
A national recall for President's Choice "sensitive to lactose" baby formula has been issued for containing potentially harmful bacteria. If you think your family became sick from the product, call your doctor. @NEWS1130 pic.twitter.com/gql70rWo2y
— Kathryn Tindale (@kathryntindale) October 14, 2019
The bacteria can cause a severe intestinal infection or blood poisoning.
Last week, a different formula product was misidentified as the subject of the recall, but instead, the Canada Food Inspection Agency says President’s Choice Sensitive to lactose milk-based powdered infant formula is the affected.
Call your doctor if you think you family member has become sick from ingesting the formula.