The Nutricia company has spoken out after Cronobacter was found during Australian testing of infant formula made in Europe.

A batch of KetoCal 3:1 was positive for Cronobacter spp. after being sampled at the border by Australian customs officials as part of random routine testing. There have been no known related illnesses. Nutricia said the batch was negative before leaving the production plant and additional testing also did not find Cronobacter.

The implicated formula is a specialized medical nutrition product intended for the dietary management of drug resistant epilepsy, or where a ketogenic diet is indicated by a healthcare professional.
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Nutricia infant formula has been found to contain Cronobacter after testing in Australia.

A batch of KetoCal 3:1 was positive for Cronobacter spp. during testing at the border by customs officials. There have been no illnesses linked to the product, and the source of contamination is being investigated by the company.

The implicated formula is a specialist product not sold to the general public but available under prescription for children with special nutritional needs.

Affected tins are batch number 101101598 with best before July 8, 2023. For many patients there is no alternative feeding option so Nutricia has provided advice
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