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Recall: FDA warns parents to check labels of powder baby formula

Parents, if you use powder baby formula the Food and Drug Administration is warning that some popular brands may be contaminated.

News 12 Staff

Feb 18, 2022, 10:49 AM

Updated 853 days ago

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Parents, if you use powder baby formula the Food and Drug Administration is warning that some popular brands may be contaminated.
Products labeled Similac, Alimentum and EleCare may be contaminated with dangerous bacteria. 
From the Abbott news release:
What Parents and Caregivers Should Do
The products under recall have a multidigit number on the bottom of the container starting with the first two digits 22 through 37, contains K8, SH, or Z2 and with an expiration date of April 1, 2022, or after. To find out if the product you have is included in this recall, visit similacrecall.comExternal Link Disclaimer and type in the code on the bottom of the package, or call +1-800-986-8540 (U.S.) and follow the instructions provided.
No action is needed for previously consumed product. If you have questions about feeding your child, contact your healthcare professional.Some product was distributed to countries outside the U.S. A list of these products can be found at similacrecall.com.
Those products were made in Sturgis, Michigan. 
The FDA says parents should avoid using formula if the first two digits on the infant formula's code are between 22-37 and if expiration date is April 2022 or later.
Check out fda.gov for more details.  


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