Contaminated Powdered Infant Formula Articles

Articles and Alerts regarding contaminated powdered infant formula

  1. Enfacare Lipil Infant Formula Powder Recall. PDF of the national release by Mead Johnson Nutritionals initiating recall of 505 cases of powdered infant formula contaminated with Enterobacter sakazakii (E. sakazakii).
  2. Wyeth Nutrition Initiates Voluntary Recall of Selected Store Brand Infant Formula from U.S. Marketplace. PDF of article regarding recall of infant formula contaminated with Enterobacter sakazakii (E. sakazakii).
  3. Department of Agriculture article regarding November 1, 2002, recall of powdered infant formula.
  4. 2002 Health Professionals Letter on Enterobacter Sakazakii Infections Associated with Use of Powdered (Dry) Infant Formulas in Neonatal Intensive Care Units. This 2002 letter to health-care professionals warns of the dangers associated with powdered infant formula and provides recommendations for reducing the risk of infection with Enterobacter sakazakii.
  5. Enterobacter Sakazakii Infections Associated with the Use of Powdered Infant Formula-Tennessee, 2001. Article about the outbreak of E. sakazakii infections in Tennessee NICU in 2001 from the Center for Disease Control's publication.
  6. World Health Organization and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations "Executive Summary" regarding experts' meeting on Enterobacter sakazakii and other microorganisms in powdered infant formula.
  7. Enterobacter Sakazakii Infections in Neonates Associated with Intrinsic Contamination of a Powdered Infant Formula. 1988 outbreak of E. Sakazakii infection in a hospital in Menphis, Tennessee, as reported on www.pubmed.gov, a service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
  8. Outbreak of Necrotizing Enterocolitis Associated with Enterobacter Sakazakii in Powdered Milk Formula. Cases in Brussels, Belgium, in 1998, as reported on www.pubmed.gov, a service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
  9. Three Cases of Neonatal Meningitis Caused by Enterobacter sakazakii in Powdered Milk. Cases in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1986-87, as reported on www.pubmed.gov, a service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
  10. Quality of Powdered Substitutes for Breast Milk with Regard to Members of the Family Enterobacteriaceae. A study in the Netherlands, 1988, as reported on www.pubmed.gov, a service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
  11. International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN), 13 January 2005, Information Note No. 1/2005-Enterobacter sakazakii in powdered infant formula.
  12. "Enterobacter Sakazakii and Other Microorganisms in Powdered Infant Formula" Food and Agriculture Organization of the United nations (FAO) and World Health Organization.
  13. "Questions and Answers on Enterobacter sakazakii in powdered infant formula, February 13, 2004.
  14. "Invasive Enterobacter Sakazakii Disease in Infants," Center for Disease Control, vol. 12, no. 8, August 2006.
  15. FDA Warns about Possible Enterobacter Sakazakii Infections in Hospitalized Newborns Fed Powdered Infant Formulas, April 12, 2002, FDA Talk Paper.