Abbott recalls two infant formula powders because of the possible presence of Salmonella
The MHRA is aware of a Food Standards Agency recall in relation to batches of Elecare Similac and Alimentum Similac infant formula powders. This product is classified as a food substance, however we are sharing for information and any necessary action as we are aware this product is commonly prescribed.
Abbott is recalling batches of Elecare Similac and Alimentum Similac infant formula powders because of the possible presence of salmonella. 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.
The MHRA urges healthcare professionals to contact all patients who have been dispensed the impacted batches immediately.
Please see link to FSA recall: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-prin-11-2022
NHS England and NHS Regional Teams, please cascade to Community Pharmacy. We have sent this notification to GP Practices.
Central Alerting System team, MHRA