Thursday, December 23, 2004

Infant formula powder recalled
December 23, 2004
Food safety
"Government departments are closely monitoring an incident of intestinal infection, noting that Mead Johnson has initiated a recall of all Pregestimil infant formula powder from international markets including Hong Kong as a precautionary measure following the incident. Initial information Mead Johnson  provided to the Food & Environmental Hygiene Department showed that four premature infants in France had become ill with Enterobacter sakazakii - a bacterial infection - between October and December. ..."