Abbott Laboratories is recalling more than 226,000 packets of Similac brand Probiotic Tri-Blend baby food because of “serious adverse reactions to product in preterm infants.”

The company initiated the recall on Oct. 31 and it is ongoing. It was just posted by the Food and Drug Administration on its “access

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The FDA has issued a general warning and a specific warning letter regarding the use of probiotics in pre-term infants. Some products have been linked with more than two dozen reported “adverse events” since 2018 and one death in 2023, the agency said.

Probiotics contain live bacteria or other microorganisms

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Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part opinion piece. To read part one, please click here.

In the previous article, I wrote about the decades-old public health problem of poultry-borne salmonellosis. This article will propose declaring the virulent strains that are pathogenic to humans as adulterants
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A California-based company is recalling its powdered dietary supplement because it contains an ingredient that may be contaminated with Salmonella. This recall appears to be linked to previous recalls of other dietary supplements that contain the same potentially contaminated ingredient. Eco Health, Inc. of Chatsworth, CA issued a voluntary recall
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Though researchers are familiar with pre-slaughter E. coli interventions such as probiotics, vaccines, certain chemicals and viruses that kill the bacteria, few manufacturers are seeking approval for these technologies. Government could do more to encourage innovation in this area, according to a new Government Accountability Office report.

Reducing contamination before

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