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National Patient Safety Alert

UK Health Security Agency has issued a national patient safety alert: potential contamination of Alimentum and Elecare infant formula food products. On 20 February 2022, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) published a product recall information notice (PRIN).

This was updated on 22 February (PRIN) for two infant formula products used for special medical purposes. Due to concerns of possible contamination with Salmonella Newport and Cronobacter sakazakii (formerly known as Enterobacter sakazakii).

This update includes:

  • an explanation of the identified safety issue
  • actions required
  • additional information.

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