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Baby formula recalled due to rancidity, off-colour product

Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased, CFIA says.
Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased, CFIA says. File / Getty Images

The federal food safety watchdog says a brand of baby formula has been recalled due to rancidity and the product being off-colour.

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Abbott Laboratories is recalling its Calcilo XD powder.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Abbott Laboratories is recalling its Calcilo XD powder.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Abbott Laboratories is recalling its Calcilo XD powder. Canada Food Inspection Agency

The CFIA says there have been reported illness associated with the consumption of the product, but it did not specify how many were affected.

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The agency says rancid food has an unusual odour and should not be consumed as it may cause symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

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It says the formula was distributed in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan.

The CFIA says it’s conducting a food safety investigation which could lead to other products being recalled.