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NAN, S-26 and SMA infant formula not affected by contaminated whey powder

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New Zealand

Dairy producer Fonterra has advised eight of its customers of a quality issue involving three batches of a particular type of whey protein concentrate (WPC80) produced at a single New Zealand manufacturing site in May 2012.

Nestlé would like to assure our consumers that Nestlé NAN products and Wyeth S26 & SMA products sold in New Zealand do not contain any of the affected batches of Fonterra whey protein powder.

Consumers who would like further information on this issue please contact us on 0800 830 840.​

Important Notice: Breast milk is best for baby and provides ideal nutrition. Good maternal nutrition is important for preparation and maintenance of breastfeeding. Introducing partial bottle feeding could negatively affect breastfeeding and reversing a decision not to breastfeed is difficult. Professional advice should be followed on infant feeding. Infant formula should be prepared and used exactly as directed or it could pose a health hazard. The preparation requirements and cost of providing infant formula until 12 months of age should be considered before making a decision to formula feed.