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Nationwide Baby-Wipes Recall: Maker Nutek Cites Contamination Risk

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Firm is withdrawing a slew of baby-wipe brands sold through Walgreens, Sam’s Club and Family Dollar doors, among other retailers, due to possible contamination with Burkholderia cepacia bacteria, a potentially serious infection threat to immunocompromised individuals and sufferers of cystic fibrosis in particular. Nutek has received “numerous” unconfirmed health complaints, but has yet to identify the cause of the problem.

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