Food Recalls Issued Over Bacterial Contamination


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning that Crecelac brand goat milk infant formula may be contaminated with harmful bacteria. The type of bacteria identified by health officials is called Cronobacter, which can causes severe complications such as meningitis and sepsis in infants. As a result the the product was recalled on May 24. The specific product is CRECELAC INFANT Powdered Goat Milk Infant Formula with Iron 0 to 12 months – Net Wt. 12.4 oz (352g).

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Cucumbers Sold Across Eastern US Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

Potentially contaminated cucumbers shipped throughout the eastern US have been recalled. The cucumbers may be connected to an ongoing salmonella outbreak. The cucumbers, sold by Fresh Start Produce, are sold in New Jersey and 13 other states in the Eastern US. Typical symptoms of illness from salmonella bacteria include fever, diarrhea and stomach cramps which my begin anytime between several hours to multiple days after ingestion. The majority of people will recover on their own. However, in the case of severe or persistent symptoms, or dehydration, medical attention should be sought. Young children, older adults and immunocompromised individuals face a higher risk of suffering severe complications from a salmonella infection.

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