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Baby formula Cronobacter and Salmonella

To Restart Baby Formula Production, Abbott Must Take Corrective Action

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Abbott Nutrition's plant in Sturgis, MI, where Similac and other baby formulas are made, has been idle for three months but may soon be resuming production. The temporary stoppage has exacerbated a nationwide shortage of infant formula due to…
Recalled Similac Products Comsumed by Infants with Cronobacter

Similac Cronobacter Investigation Handed Off to Special FDA Unit

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An FDA Incident Management Group now leads the investigation into Cronobacter illnesses among infants who consumed Similac infant formula, the agency has announced today. Up until now, the active investigation was helmed by the U.S. Food and…
Similac Alimentum Elecare Recall Cronobacter Salmonella

Which Stores Sold Recalled Baby Formula?

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Walmart, Target, Costco, Kroger, Winn Dixie Giant Eagle, Walgreens, CVS, Hannaford, Wegmans,  Giant, and  Schnucks are among the stores that sold powdered infant formula, from November 1, 2020, to  February 17, 2022, that has been recalled…
Recalled Similac Products Comsumed by Infants with Cronobacter

Baby Formula Cronobacter Investigation Includes 2 Deaths in Ohio

A federal investigation of Cronobacter illnesses among babies who consumed powdered infant formula includes two deaths in Ohio, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cronobacter illnesses are rare. On average,…
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Abbott Expands Similac Recall After Second Baby Dies

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Abbott Nutrition has expanded its Similac recall after a second infant death from Cronobacter was reported in Ohio, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  This baby…
Similac Cronobacter recall

CDC Investigates Additional Reports of Cronobacter from Baby Formula

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The CDC is investigating additional reports of Cronobacter infections among infants who consumed now-recalled baby formula. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an investigation of four Cronobacter and Salmonella…
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Baby Formula Recall Includes Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare

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Abbott Nutrition issued a baby formula recall for Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare after four illnesses and one fatality were reported among infants who consumed them. The Cronobacter and Salmonella outbreak includes cases from three states,…