Product Recall: Similac Powder Formulas

Product Recall: Similac Powder Formulas

Abbott Nutrition is initiating a proactive, voluntary recall of powder formulas, including Similac due to complaints related to Cronobacter sakazakii or Salmonella Newport in infants.

All affected products have been removed from our shelves. In order to keep our customers as safe as possible, we are requesting that if you have purchased any of these products from Kirk Market, you are urged to cease use immediately and dispose of it or return the product with the receipt for a full refund.

Information from the FDA

Abbott Nutrition is initiating a proactive, voluntary recall of powder formulas, including Similac, Alimentum and EleCare manufactured in Sturgis, Mich., one of the company’s manufacturing facilities. The recall does not include any metabolic deficiency nutrition formulas.

Abbott is voluntarily recalling these products after four consumer complaints related to Cronobacter sakazakii or Salmonella Newport in infants who had consumed powder infant formula manufactured in this facility.

Affected Products from Kirk Market

The FDA is advising consumers not to use Similac, Alimentum, or EleCare powdered infant formulas if:

  • the first two digits of the code are 22 through 37; and
  • the code on the container contains K8, SH or Z2; and
  • the expiration date is 4-1-2022 (APR 2022) or later.

All affected products have been removed from our shelves. In order to keep our customers as safe as possible, we are requesting that if you have purchased any of these products from Kirk Market, you are urged to cease use and dispose of it immediately or return the product with the receipt for a full refund.No action is needed for previously consumed products. If you have questions about feeding your child, contact your healthcare professional.

The management of Kirk Market will continue to monitor this situation as the health and well being of our customers is our priority.

For more information on this recall please visit the FDA Website.