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Food Safety for Infants after a Disaster

August 1, 2018 by


Food Safety for Infants After a Disaster Breastfeeding Breastfed infants should continue breastfeeding. Formula Feeding For formula-fed infants, use ready-to-feed formula if possible. If using ready-to-feed formula is not possible, it is best to use bottled water to prepare powdered or concentrated formula. If bottled water is not available, use boiled water to prepare the […]

200,000 Bottles of Motrin Infant Drops Recall NATIONWIDE for Plastic Particles

October 7, 2013 by


McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc recalling three lots, approximately 200,000 bottles, of Concentrated MOTRIN® Infants’ Drops Original Berry Flavor 1/2 fl oz bottles distributed in the United States.  Consumers should stop using and dispose of any product they may have. . FULL RECALLED PRODUCT LIST: Product Lot # UPC Code Case UPC Code Concentrated MOTRIN® Infants’ Drops […]

SimplyThick a risk to all infants, FDA cautions

September 18, 2012 by


 A product used to help infants with difficulty swallowing could increase their risk of developing a life-threatening illness, the Food and Drug Administration warned Tuesday, according to an article on The agency says 22 infants developed necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) after being fed the thickening agent SimplyThick – reportedly as directed. Seven of them died.  Necrotizing enterocolitis is a […]

PediaCare Infant Gas Relief Drops recall

March 28, 2012 by


Thank you Price Chopper for posting this. UPC: 81483201124 Purchase dates:  September 1, 2011 and March 23, 2012 1 Fluid ounce size Reason for Recall: This product is being voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer due to possible microbial contamination of Burkholderia cepacia. What to do: Return the products to Price Chopper for a full refund. […]

Melamine and Organic

December 1, 2008 by


I’m trying to understand the FDA’s new assessment of melamine so I can effectively pass on the information.   What I can gather, because the kidneys of infants aren’t fully developed, the FDA, has to look at other safety factors to assess melamine in infant formula, than they normally would. The FDA also says that […]