Walmart: Enfamil Infant Formula Recall after Child Death
Walmart Recalls Enfamil Newborn Powdered Infant Formula
Following the death of 10-day-old Avery Cornett in Lebanon, Missouri, Walmart is voluntarily recalling Enfamil Newborn brand of infant formula. While a sample has been sent to the FDA for testing, Walmart is pulling Enfamil Newborn Here are the product details:
- 12.5-ounce cans of Enfamil Newborn powder: lot number ZP1K7G
This is a recall triggered by Wal Mart, and not by Enfamil manufacturer Mead Johnson. If you purchased Enfamil Newborn infant formula, contact your local Walmart for a refund.
"Out of an abundance of caution, we have removed the remaining product from that store's shelves and we are also notifying all other stores across the country to remove product of the same lot number as well," Walmart spokesperson Dianna Gee told The Daily Record today.
Avery Cornett was brought to St. John's-Lebanon hospital after showing signs of stomach pain. He was diagnosed with Cronobacter sakazakii, a bacterial infection, which could be tied to the baby formula he was fed.
Mead Johnson said that the Enfamil Newborn baby formula powder tested negative for bacteria before it was shipped.