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‘Toddler formula alternative’ recalled for potential Cronobacter risk

Graceleigh Inc. of Newport Beach, CA, doing business as Sammy’s Milk, is recalling all lots of Sammy’s Milk Baby Food because of the possible presence of Cronobacter, a bacteria that can cause severe and sometimes fatal blood infections or meningitis in infants, and because it may not provide adequate nutritional levels of iron. Sammy’s Milk… Continue Reading

CDC warns of Cronobacter in powdered milk, infant formula

In a refreshed warning this week, the government discusses Cronobacter contamination, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reminded consumers is sometimes found in powdered infant formulas, and to a lesser degree herbal teas, starches and powdered milk. Formerly known as Enterobacter sakazakii — a germ found naturally in the environment that can survive in very dry conditions… Continue Reading

Cronobacter Infections May Be More Common Than Previously Thought

Infections from a lesser-known foodborne pathogen most commonly associated with infants may be more common in elderly populations — and even adults and adolescents — than previously thought, according to a new study by researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study, set to be published in the September issue of… Continue Reading