FDA Urging Parents to Avoid Certain Powdered Baby Formula After Infant Illness — What to Know
After 4 babies fell seriously ill, with one death, the agency is investigating the cause.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced concern over certain powdered infant formulas on February 17, 2022, after receiving reports of children contracting serious infections. Here’s what you need to know if you have a child taking powdered infant formula.
What products are being investigated?
- the first two digits of the code are 22 through 37; and
- the code on the container contains K8, SH or Z2; and
- the expiration date is 4-1-2022 (APR 2022) or later.
Why are these baby formulas being investigated?
Signs of infection from Cronobacter sakazakii bacteria
What to do if you have one of the products being investigated?
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