FDA recalls batches of coagulated milk products from Nestle Ghana

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is recalling some batches of coagulated milk products from Nestle Ghana Limited off the market.

The recall follows widespread complaints from consumers of Ideal and Carnation Milk products.

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Nestle Ghana Limited as at January 9, 2022 has retrieved a total of 57,938 cans of the products nationwide and the process is being monitored by the FDA.

The FDA in their statement noted that a microbial analysis was conducted on samples taken from the manufacturing facility and complaint samples at their laboratory.

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“Results from the analysis indicated that there was no microbial contamination of the samples and therefore there is no food safety issue with the said coagulated milk products from Nestle. The analysis also confirmed that there was no leaching of dangerous chemicals from the inner (lacquer) lining into the milk product”.

“So far, the root cause analysis indicates that the skimmed milk powder (raw material) used to produce the milk complained of has poor heat stability. These results, the statement read further.

Based on the above, the FDA has is requesting the general public with the following batches of milk products to return them to their offices or that of Nestle Ghana Limited;

ldeal Milk: 12651489, 12951489, 12961489, 13001489, 13031489, 13131489, 13161489, 13171489, 13341489, 13351489.

 

Carnation Milk: 12901480, 12911489, 12931489, 12941489, 12951489, 12591489, 12601489, 12611489, 12651489, 13061489, 13071489, 13081489, 13091489, 13101489.

FDA has however, declared that “Denatured protein however poses no health risk”.

 

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