Abbott Recalls Infant Formula Made At Facility FDA Is Investigating For Bacterial Contamination
Abbott Labs recalls Similac, Alimentum and EleCare brand formula powders made at Sturgis, MI, plant. FDA says complaints about Abbott’s formulas included three reports of Cronobacter sakazakii infections, with one death potentially linked, and one of Salmonella Newport infection.
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