The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has escalated efforts to ensure the safety of infant formula production by issuing warning letters to three major manufacturers: ByHeart Inc., Mead Johnson Nutrition (Reckitt), and Perrigo Wisconsin, LLC. 

According to the FDA, this action is occurring within the context of its ongoing commitment

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The Perrigo Company is recalling certain lots of Gerber Good Start SootheProTM Powdered Infant Formula because of potential Cronobacter sakazakii contamination.

The product was distributed in the U.S. and was manufactured at the Company’s Gateway Eau Claire, WI, manufacturing facility from Jan. 2 to 18, 2023. 

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Continue Reading Gerber recalling infant formula because of Cronobacter sakazakii contamination

Perrigo Company plc, of Dublin, Ireland, is recalling certain lots of Gerber® Good Start® SootheProTM Powdered Infant Formula in the U.S., that were manufactured at the Company’s Gateway Eau Claire, Wisconsin manufacturing facility from Jan. 2-18, 2023. This product is being recalled because of potential Cronobacter sakazakii contamination.

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There are reports of more than 80 lawsuits filed against firms that were named in a February congressional report about highly dangerous levels of arsenic and other poisons in baby food.

The report, requested by federal legislators in November 2019, reviewed four toxic heavy metals: inorganic arsenic, lead, cadmium and
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A new congressional report has revealed highly dangerous levels of arsenic and other poisons in baby food. It also reveals that Walmart, Campbell Foods, and Sprout Organic Foods refused to cooperate with the subcommittee’s investigation.

“Nurture, Beech-Nut, Hain and Gerber cooperated with the subcommittee’s investigation, despite the fact that doing
Continue Reading New report says arsenic, other metals consistently contaminate baby foods

Laboratory analysis of 50 big-name baby foods showed the presence of at least one heavy metal in all of them, with two-thirds having “worrisome” levels, according to information from Consumer Reports. Researchers also said organic products were as likely to have lead or other heavy metals as non-organic foods. 

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