Today Frank Yiannas informed Commissioner Robert Califf of the U. S. Food and Drug Administration that he will be resigning his position as Deputy Commissioner for the Office of Food Policy and Response at theContinue Reading Frank Yiannas, Deputy Commissioner of Food Policy and Response, submits his resignation
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Will 2022 be remembered as the year of Salmonella in chocolate or Cronobacter in infant formula? Or did something else grab and keep your attention in the past 12 months?
Sometimes it…Continue Reading From outbreaks to MDMA and chemicals: 2022 in review
With the infant formula shortage moving into its second year, the company most associated with it is making some significant announcements.
Abbott Nutrition let Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announce that its new $536 million formula…Continue Reading Abbott will expand infant formula production from the Ohio site — but not until 2026.
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By Sarah Gallo
When baby formula disappeared from shelves following a recall earlier this year, it raised the question of how something this big, affecting millions across the U.S., occurred under the…Continue Reading The FDA should not wait to initiate significant and lasting change
A brand of infant formula has been recalled in Slovakia because of Cronobacter sakazakii contamination.
The Public Health Authority of the Slovak Republic (UVZSR) said the issue was detected as part of official food controls…Continue Reading Cronobacter prompts infant formula recall in Slovakia
A new outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections from a not yet identified food has been added to the list of outbreaks under investigation by the Food and Drug Administration.
There are two confirmed patients, but the FDA…Continue Reading FDA reports another new outbreak of infections from listeria monocytogenes
A decidedly supply-side solution is shaping up to solve the infant formula shortage that’s been plaguing the United States for the past eight months or so. Perhaps sooner, rather than later, the shortages are going…Continue Reading More capacity turning out to be the answer to the infant formula shortage
A weekly update of outbreak investigations posted by the FDA shows one investigation has ended and another outbreak has one additional patient.
The Food and Drug Administration along with the Centers for Disease Control and…Continue Reading FDA reports closing ice cream investigation; continues with work on other outbreaks
Abbott is initiating a recall of certain lots of 2-ounce/59 milliliter bottles of Ready-to-Feed liquid products for infants and children, including the brands Similac Pro-Total Comfort, Similac 360 Total Care, Similac 360 Total Care Sensitive…Continue Reading Abbott recalls Similac, other formulas because of seals on bottles
The FDA is investigating one new outbreak and has closed an investigation on another.
On Wednesday the Food and Drug Administration announced a new Salmonella Litchfield outbreak that has sickened at least 28 patients. The…Continue Reading New outbreak under investigation; FDA ends work on another without finding source