Navigation Links
Metal traces in infant formula cans responsible for recall.

The infant formula Gentlease is being recalled from the market as stated by the FDA due to presence of presence of metal particles in some cans. // So this brand would not be sold in markets in US.

The makers of Gentlease powdered infant formula, Mead Johnson Nutritionals of EVANSVILLE, Indiana, initiated the voluntary recall of 24-ounce cans with batch number BMJ19 printed on the bottom of the cans.

The justification of the company for the recall is public health concern. As the metal particles, up to 2.7 millimeter in size, can pose a serious risk to an infant's respiratory system if the affected infant formula is aspirated into the lungs.

The FDA said "There were approximately 41,464 24-ounce cans of this lot of recalled product distributed, beginning on December 16, 2005, through many major retail stores across the country, so the consumer should concentrate on the code on the can rather than on the place of purchase. The affected products can be identified by the lot number and expiration/use by date embossed on the bottom of the can of BMJ19, use by 1 Jul 07.

The symptoms could be varied depending on whether there is damage to the throat or lungs. Damage to the throat may include coughing, difficulty swallowing or difficulty breathing; similarly damage to the lungs could include coughing and difficulty breathing."

Those who may have fed troubled infant formula to their baby and have concerns about the baby's health should contact the baby's health professional for guidance.

A joint investigation has been launched by FDA and Mead Johnson Nutritionals to find a solution and find the cause of this problem.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Be Wary Of Heavy Metal Poisoning From Ayurvedic Medicines
2. Metal In Medicines Can Fight Diseases Effectively
3. Export Of Ayurvedic Medicines Affected Due To High Heavy Metal Content
4. Novel Metal Detector To Measure Zinc Level In Humans
5. Metallic and Glass Objects Retreived from Womens Stomach
6. Presence of Pesticides and Metals in Fruits and Vegetable
7. Lead Laden Metal Necklaces Turn Noose on Children’s Neck
8. DNA-based Detection of Heavy Metals
9. Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm infants
10. Exclusive breast-feeding advised for six months in infants recommends World Health Organization
11. CDC reveals relationship between prepregnant weight and heart defects in infants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... There are many ways to cook a hot dog, but ... Americans prefer their dogs straight off the grill. Of the 90 percent of Americans ... to cook a hot dog, far outpacing other cooking methods such as steaming (12 ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Intalere, ... members and suppliers for its inaugural Member Conference at the Paris Hotel in ... elevating the operational health of America’s healthcare providers. , The conference was highlighted ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... On Memorial Day, Hope For Heroes and ... military battle for the country. The nonprofit Hope For Heroes partnered with the ... empower independence for disabled military veterans, as well as police, firemen, and EMS professionals ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... There are nearly 14.5 million people living with and beyond ... Sunday, June 5, 2016, communities around the world will gather to recognize these cancer ... Cancer Survivors Day® is an annual worldwide Celebration of Life that is held on ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Dr. James Maisel will ... Long Island Chapter on June 4, 2016, 1:30-3:30 pm at the Farmingdale Public ... Retina Group of New York , is a Board Certified ophthalmologist who ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... 25,2016 FDA 510(k) clearance ... platform for urological and surgical applications ... of Cellvizio®, the multidisciplinary confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) ... the US with the 12 th 510(k) ... (FDA). This new FDA clearance covers Confocal Miniprobes ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... May 25, 2016  Zymo Research Corp. announced ... new reference materials that help researchers obtain the ... to analyses. The rapid growth of the study ... to have standard methods to improve the reproducibility ... inherently exist at every step of the measurement ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... , May 25, 2016  Granger Diagnostics today announced ... for wounds and infections. This test ensures discovery ... select viruses. The test requires only a simple swab ... David G. Bostwick , MD, Chief ... facilitate wound healing: "We are excited to make ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: