RECALL ALERT: Abbott Recalls Powdered Infant Formulas
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – As a result of an ongoing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigation into its Sturgis, Michigan manufacturing plant, Abbott has recalled several infant formulas.
Four consumers filed complaints related to Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella Newport for powdered infant formulas.
Several of the formulas are used by Nebraska’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Programs for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella Newport can cause fever, poor feeding, excessive crying or low energy in infants.
No Abbott liquid formulas, powder formulas, or nutrition products from other Abbott facilities are impacted by the recall.
According to the FDA, consumers should not use powdered formulas from Similac, Alimentum or EleCare if:
- The first two digits of the code are 22 through 37
- The code on the container contains K8, SH or Z2
- The expiration date is 4-1-2022 (APR 2022) or later.
Abbot developed a web-tool to determine if a consumer’s formula was recalled.
If your product is affected by the recall, do not use it and go to similacrecall.com for a refund or replacement.
WIC participants who were issued recalled formula can visit the Nebraska WIC Program website for more information.