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Urgent Notice: Nutramigen Formula Recall

January 4, 2024

Nutramigen Formula Recall : What Parents Need to Know

Attention parents! Two batches of Nutramigen hypoallergenic formula powders for babies have been recalled in the UK due to the potential presence of Cronobacter sakazakii, a bacteria that can cause serious illness.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Affected products: Nutramigen LGG Stage 1 and Stage 2 Hypoallergenic Formula powders (400g).
  • Batch codes: ZL3F7D (Stage 1), ZL3FAA or ZL3FDM (Stage 2).
  • Best before date: 1 July 2025.
  • Reason for recall: Possible presence of Cronobacter sakazakii, which can cause fever, diarrhoea, and in severe cases, sepsis or meningitis in infants.
  • Risk to your baby: The UKHSA states no illnesses have been linked to these formulas, but precaution is crucial.

What to do:

  • Immediately check your baby’s formula. If you have any of the affected batches, do not feed them to your baby.
  • Return the unused formula to the place of purchase for a full refund or replacement.
  • Consult your doctor or healthcare professional for guidance. They can advise on alternative feeding options if needed.

Additional information:

  • Symptoms of Cronobacter infection in infants: Poor feeding, irritability, temperature changes, jaundice, abnormal breaths and movements.
  • Other Nutramigen products and batches are not affected by this recall.
  • Reckitt is investigating the issue thoroughly.

Parenting Expert strongly urges all parents to:

  • Share this information with other parents and caregivers.
  • Stay informed by checking the FSA and UKHSA websites for updates.
  • Contact Reckitt with any questions or concerns.

Remember, your baby’s safety is paramount. If you have any concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to seek professional advice from your doctor or healthcare professional.

Please share this critical information to ensure all babies are protected.

For more information contact – 

  • UK Food Standards Agency here.
  • UK Health Security Agency here.
  • Reckitt here.

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