Possible Contamination of Baby Food with Clostridium Botulinum

Issue Date 11 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