Similac Formula Recall
Sept. 22, 2010 - 5 million cans of Similac baby formula are recalled because they may contain beetle parts or larvae from the manufacturing facility in Michigan. There's no serious health risk, but some babies may end up with an upset stomach or lose their appetite due to gastrointestinal discomfort. Stop using the formula for now, and visit the Similac recall website or call 800-986-8850 to find out if your baby's formula is included in the recall. A PDF of the recalled Similac lot numbers is also available.
Pear Baby Juice
Mar. 11, 2008 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency recently announced a recall of some pear juices for toddlers because the juice may be contaminated with arsenic. Presidents Choice Organics Pear Juice from Concentrate for Toddlers and Beech Nut Pear Juice from Concentrate with Vitamin C Added are included in the recall. Click the headline link for UPC codes. These juices were distributed across Canada. No illnesses have been reported with this recall.
Veggie Booty Snack Food
June 28, 2007 - Robert's American Gourmet has recalled Veggie Booty snack foods due to an outbreak of salmonellosis. While this is not actually a baby food, many parents give their toddlers Veggie Booty as a snack. Many of those reported as ill from this outbreak were toddlers. The FDA recommends that no one eat Veggie Booty snack foods until the source of contamination is identified and corrected.
Earth's Best Organic 2 Apple Peach Barley Wholesome Breakfast Baby Food
Feb. 16, 2007 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use certain jars of Earth's Best Organic 2 Apple Peach Barley Wholesome Breakfast baby food because of potential contamination with Clostridium botulinum, which can cause botulism, a life-threatening illness. The affected baby food was sold in single jars and 4-jar variety packs. It is part of the Earth's Best 2nd Vegetables, Fruits and Blends line, which is made for babies over 6 months old. The FDA website linked above has affected lot numbers for your convenience, as well as information on botulism. A recall is ongoing. For information, contact Hain Celestial Group at 800-434-4246.
Similac Advance and Similac Alimentum Advance Baby Formula
Sept. 15, 2006 - Abbott recalled about 300,000 bottles of Similac Advance and Similac Alimentum Advance baby formula because the bottles were manufactured without a special plastic layer that keeps air away from the formula. When oxygen is in contact with the formula, it can reduce the vitamin C content. Vitamin C deficiency can develop quickly in infants, so check the lot numbers to see if your baby's formula is affected.
Similac Advance with Iron - stock code 55961, lot numbers 40177RH or 40172RH. Use-by date is Nov. 1, 2007.
Similac Alimentum Advance - stock code 57512, lot number 401895V. Use-by date is May 1, 2007.
Walgreens Iron Supplements
March 16, 2006 - Walgreens has recalled more than 60,000 bottles of high-potency iron supplements because the packaging is not child-resistent. Ingesting multiple iron supplements can cause serious harm to small children. Keep iron supplements our of the reach of children and contact Inverness at 888-698-5032 with questions.
Similac Advance Baby Formula
Feb. 2005 - One lot of Similac Advance with Iron was recalled because a manufacturing problem resulted in black plastic particles being found in some cans of formula. The 12.9 oz. cans have lot number 20307RB printed on the bottom.