FDA continues to investigate the Cronobacter outbreak due to powdered infant formula

The FDA and the CDC continue their investigation into the Cronobacter sakazakii outbreak in infant formula. produced by Abbott Nutrition in Sturgis, Michigan. The investigation revealed that all ill patients consumed powdered infant formula produced in Abbott's facility in Sturgis, Michigan. Currently, there are four hospitalizations with two death connected to this outbreak (MN (1), OH (2), TX (1)). Salmonella Newport, which was initially part of the investigation, was removed. It appears not to be related to infant formula products currently under recall. At this time, local and state health authorities don't need to report infections from Cronobacter. Stop Foodborne Illness (STOP) demands that the FDA and CDC add the Cronobacter sakazakii to the Nationally Notifiable Disease List. https://www.fda.gov/food/outbreaks-foodborne-illness/fda-investigation-cronobacter-infections-powdered-infant-formula-february-2022?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

 Cronobacter and Salmonella Complaints about Powdered Infant Formula
Cronobacter and Salmonella Complaints about Powdered Infant Formula

Do not use recalled Similac, Alimentum, or EleCare powdered infant formulas produced at Abbott Nutrition’s Sturgis, MI facility

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