Karicare Toddler frequently asked questions

Karicare Toddler frequently asked questions
Is the formula in the new Karicare Standard Toddler Milk packaging different compared to what was in the old packs?

There are some slight changes to the formula of the new Standard Toddler Milk due to the removal of inulin, a safe, naturally-occurring, dietary fibre.
Nutricia has voluntarily removed inulin from Karicare Standard Toddler Milk, in response to classification issues.
While parents may notice the product looks slightly grainier, when mixed as directed the new version of Karicare Standard Toddler Milk remains consistent with its previous taste and texture.

Why have my child’s stools become firmer?

Nutricia voluntarily removed inulin, a safe, naturally-occurring, form of dietary fibre from our Karicare Standard Toddler Milk, due to classification issues

Any change to a child’s diet often requires a small period of adjustment and most toddlers settle into their new diet over time. If your child hasn’t adapted to Karicare Standard Toddler Milk over a reasonable period of time (i.e. 1-2 weeks), please speak with your Healthcare Professional for alternative recommendations.

Why have you changed the formula?

Nutricia has removed inulin, a safe, naturally-occurring form of dietary fibre, from our Karicare Standard Toddler Milk, due to classification issues.. The classification of inulin is currently under review by Food Authorities in Australia and New Zealand. Nutricia has voluntarily removed inulin from Karicare Standard Toddler Milk.

Nutricia is confident that Food Standards authorities will provide a speedy resolution to the current review of the classification of inulin and the company looks forward to being able to reintroduce inulin to its Karicare Standard Toddler Milk when the issue is resolved. However, we would like to assure parents that the current version of our Karicare Standard Toddler Milk remains a high-quality, and safe product, based on international standards and it is being used in many other countries. Additionally, it is important for all parents to be aware that the safety of inulin is not in question. Inulin has been extensively tested in more than 15 clinical trials1, and has been on the market in Europe for over seven years.

Is this what the formula will be like from now on?

Nutricia is confident that Food Standards authorities will provide a speedy resolution to the current review of the classification of inulin and the company looks forward to being able to reintroduce inulin to its Karicare Standard Toddler Milk when the issue is resolved. If & when we do reintroduce inulin, we will be communicating this via an underlid leaflet.

Additionally, as the company is committed to continuously improving the quality of our products and maintaining global best practices, we will continue to update our products to benefit toddlers.

Is the removal of inulin the only change to the formula?

Yes, however, parents may notice the product looks slightly grainier,, when mixed as directed, however, the new version of Karicare Standard Toddler Milk remains consistent with its previous taste. Nutricia would like to assure parents that our Karicare Standard Toddler Milk remains a high-quality, and safe product, based on international standards and it is being used in many other countries.


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