On March 17, 2023, Perrigo Company issued a voluntary recall over concerns of possible bacteria contamination over a certain Gerber Good Start SoothePro Powdered Infant Formula produced at a plant in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

In a notice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Perrigo said the initial recall was “out of an abundance of caution due to the potential presence of Cronobacter sakazakii .

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. released the additional notice due to the recalled formula being distributed to its Nashville Division retailers after the initial recall notice was published.

This recalled product was distributed from its Nashville Division to independent retailers located in Ohio, Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

Source: Fox8

SENSES (Child Safeguarding and Protection Issues):

Also, as primary and secondary parents, we are enjoined to pay attention and find a vetting mechanism for everything food, snack and drink our precious children have access to or consume. This is to protect them from taking anything harmful to their health.

STONE (Call to action):

It is of utmost importance that companies such as the one in this instant story who produce Infant food and other children food take note to ensure that proper hygiene and safety measures are in place during and after production.

As a parent, it is important to always take time to observe and be vigilant regarding the edibles your precious children take and ensure you visit the nearest hospital when your children exhibit any severe symptoms for immediate attention.


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