Dumex recalls some infant milk formula in Singapore as precautionary measure

Customers visit a Fonterra stall during a Baby Fair in Hong Kong on August 5, 2013. Danone Dumex has initiated a precautionary recall of some batches of its products in Singapore following concerns over a whey protein bacterial contamination tha
Customers visit a Fonterra stall during a Baby Fair in Hong Kong on August 5, 2013. Danone Dumex has initiated a precautionary recall of some batches of its products in Singapore following concerns over a whey protein bacterial contamination that can cause botulism. -- PHOTO: AFP

Danone Dumex has initiated a precautionary recall of some batches of its products in Singapore following concerns over a whey protein bacterial contamination that can cause botulism.

In a statement released on Monday, the infant formula giant said that their supplier Fonterra had informed them that one of their ingredients had a "potential quality issue".

The products recalled: Mamil Gold PreciNutri Step 2 After 6 Months Follow-up Forumla in both 900g and 1.6kg packet sizes.

It released the batch numbers of the recalled products - FGMG2RG0900TNSG29 06043R1 and FGMG2RG1600TNSG29 06053R1 - and said consumers should not feed the products to infants. Consumers who have products with the batch numbers may return them to the place of purchase for a full refund, it said.

"If you have been using this product with the above batch numbers and your child shows any sign of illness, please contact your health care professional as a precautionary measure," it said, adding that none of the products tested and sold in Singapore indicate any contamination. "However, given the information supplied by Fonterra, we are initiating a precautionary recall on the above detailed product."