Auchan has announced that it has sold 52 boxes of infant milk Lactalis
Auchan said Wednesday it sold 52 boxes of infant milk Lactalis that should have been removed from its shelves due to salmonella contamination, according to a statement.
„Despite the actual withdrawal of 36,000 products, 52 additional products – cans of infant formula – have escaped the vigilance of our teams and were sold after the recall date on 28 stores (hypermarkets and supermarkets),“ writes Auchan, who says he is „dismayed and apologizes for these mistakes made by his clients“.
On January 2nd, „a store received a delivery including references concerned by the recall of December 21. Following this anomaly, Auchan Retail France launched a thorough audit of the situation in each of its stores to verify the perfect application of the recall procedure, „explains the group.
„Customers have already been informed to recall the offending products, the last customers are being identified and contacted.“ Auchan consumer number (03.5930.5930) is available to consumers who have questions „, continues Auchan.
Last December, „like all French brands, Auchan Retail France received three successive reminder messages from Lactalis concerning infant nutrition product references.The company immediately implemented its internal recall procedures, forwarded them instructions and information necessary for the immediate implementation of the recall to all of its 641 points of sale and shopping sites in France „, reminded the retailer.