Urgent! Abbott Powder Formula Recall

As your dedicated enteral provider, we have an important update for you regarding Abbott powder formulas. On February 17th, 2022, Abbott issued a voluntary recall of specific powder formulas, including Similac, Alimentum and EleCare, manufactured at the Sturgis, Michigan plant. The products under recall have a multidigit number on the bottom of the container starting with the first two digits 22 through 37, contains K8, SH, or Z2 and with an expiration date of April 1, 2022, or after. Due to the high call volume related to this recall, our hold times are longer than normal.

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This recall is due to four consumer complaints related to Cronobacter sakazakii or Salmonella Newport in infants who had consumed powder infant formula manufactured in this facility. Please reach out to Abbott for additional information related to this recall.

You may call our customer service line at 866-883-1188, or you can contact an Abbott Customer Support representative at 800-986-8540.

Aveanna Healthcare Medical Solutions is treating this matter with the highest priority and is working with our Abbott partners

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