Wal-Mart Pulls Baby Formula
KSCB News - December 22, 2011 8:06 am
A Wal-Mart spokeswoman says the company has
pulled a batch of powdered infant formula from more than 3,000
stores nationwide after a newborn Missouri boy became fatally ill
with a suspected infection.
Dianna Gee said Wednesday the move is cautionary as health
officials investigate Sunday’s death of 10-day-old Avery Cornett of
No government recall has been ordered for the 12.5-ounce cans of
Enfamil Newborn powder with the lot number ZP1K7G.
The Lebanon Daily Record reports Avery received a preliminary
diagnosis of infection from a rare bacterium called Cronobacter
The formula’s manufacturer, Mead Johnson Nutrition, says the
batch tested negative for the bacterium. Spokesman Christopher
Perille says it’s unclear if other companies received formula from