Nutramigen Infant Formula Recalled Due to Possible Contamination
Published: Jan. 4, 2024
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Nutramigen Infant Formula Recalled Due to Possible Contamination

What Parents Need to Know:

Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition voluntarily recalled certain batches of Nutramigent Powder formula. Nutramigen in 12.6 and 19.8 oz containers that were manufactured in June 2023 and distributed primarily in June, July, and August 2023 may have been contaminated with Cronobacter bacteria.

· There have been no reports of any illness or adverse events, this was a voluntary and cautionary recall.

· The following recalled product batch codes and can size associated with each batch were distributed in the U.S.:

· ZL3FHG (12.6 oz cans)

· ZL3FMH (12.6 oz cans)

· ZL3FPE (12.6 oz cans)

· ZL3FQD (12.6 oz cans)

· ZL3FRW (19.8 oz cans)

· ZL3FXJ (12.6 oz cans)

· The products have a UPC Code of 300871239418 or 300871239456 and “Use By Date” of “1 Jan 2025”.

What is Cronobacter?    

· A bacteria that can cause severe illness. This can include symptoms such as poor feeding, lethargy, low temperature or fever, abnormal breathing or jaundice.

· If your child is showing any concerning symptoms, please call our office immediately.

What Alternative Formulas are Available? 

· If Nutramigen Powder that did not have one of the recalled batch codes is not available, consider the following equivalent alternatives. Remember to always read the follow the mixing instructions for each formula.


Read more from the American Academy of Pediatrics here