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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

Infant Formula Recalled Due to ‘Off Odor’

Some Gerber Good Start Gentle powdered infant formula is being recalled, not because it poses a health or safety risk according to the Gerber Products Company, but because it might have an unpleasant odor. The company says it has received complaints that the product’s “off odor” has caused infants to spit up or have gastrointestinal… Continue Reading

Cronobacter: FDA, CDC Find No Connection to Infant Formula

There is no evidence linking four ongoing Cronobacter sakazakii infections in infants across four states, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced in a joint news release Friday. Based on their investigation, the agencies see no need for a recall of infant formula. Parents may continue… Continue Reading

Walmart Recalls Powdered Formula After Baby’s Death

As Missouri public health officials investigate the death of a 10-day-old infant who may have succumbed to a rare Cronobacter sakazakii (C. sakazakii) infection, Walmart said it is recalling a single batch of Enfamil powdered infant formula from its stores as a cautionary measure. Walmart announced that it was removing 12.5-ounce cans Enfamil Newborn powder… Continue Reading