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Possible Contamination of Baby Food with Clostridium Botulinum

Issue Date

8 December 2008

Source of Information

Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA)

Food Product

Baby food

Name of Product

Hipp's fruit purée with banana and apricot

Product Description

Jars marked with “L35655” and a use-by date of December 31, 2008

Reason for Recall

Products may be contaminated with Clostridium Botulinum

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has contacted the Norwegian authorities for further information. CFS has informed the trade of the incident and is closely monitoring the situation.

Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the affected products

Advice to Consumers

Stop feeding babies with the affected products

Further Information

CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
11 December 2008

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Last Revision Date : 11-12-2008