Aspen Nutritionals has received test results for their investigation of S-26 Original Progress formula, batch 40727482A2 after their recent S26 Voluntary Trade Recall.
The report from the manufacturing plant states that the batch is wholesome and passed all chemical, physical, microbiological (including pathogens) and sensory specifications at the time it was released into the market. There is no safety concern for this batch therefore it is safe for consumption.
The NSW Food Authority has completed microbiological testing of a sample of cans in Australia from S-26 Original Progress, batch 40727482A2, and found no contamination in the sample after Aspen Nutritionals decided to carry out their S26 voluntary trade recall.
The NSW Food Authority has advised a herpetologist (an expert in reptiles) from the Australian Museum has confirmed the lizard was a Hemidactylus frenatus, commonly known as the “common house gecko” a species that originated in Asia but is also found in numerous countries around the world including tropical and sub-tropical Australia.
Aspen Nutritionals want to reassure all consumers that all S-26 products are manufactured to the highest quality and safety standards and they can continue to use these products with confidence. The Singapore factory that supplies this product has been a supplier of S-26 products to the Australian market for a number of years. It is a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) facility. The factory’s compliance to food safety, regulatory and quality excellence is demonstrated by having zero critical findings for all audits since the factory opened in 2002.
For more information on this S26 Voluntary Trade Recall, please refer to the Test Results_S-26 Original Progress Formula
Please contact the Careline on 1800 522 229 M-F, 9am-5pm AEST if you have any further questions or concerns.