UK – Abbott recalls two infant formula powders because of the possible presence of Salmonella

FSA

Abbott has taken the precautionary step of recalling various batches of Elecare Similac and Alimentum Similac infant formula powders because they might contain Salmonella. Both products are foods used for special medical purposes for infants, ordinarily to be used under medical supervision.

Risk statement

The presence of Salmonella in the products listed above.

Symptoms caused by Salmonella usually include fever, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps.

Action taken by the company

Abbott is recalling the above products. All stores and pharmacies that are supplying these products are being informed.

Our advice to consumers

If you have purchased or been prescribed any of the above product batches, do not feed it to your baby and return to the place of purchase. If you have additional questions, please contact Abbott on 01795 580303.

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