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Formula Recall Notice

Formula recall notice for our patients who are on Similac, EleCare or Alimentum! Yesterday the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to avoid certain Similac, EleCare and Alimentum powdered formulas due to consumer complaints of Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella infections. Abbott has issued a voluntary recall of all formulas that could have potentially be affected . You can find more information on what to check for in your formula stock, as well as what you should do in regards to affected cans here: 

https://abbott.mediaroom.com/2022-02-17-Abbott-Voluntarily-Recalls-Powder-Formulas-Manufactured-at-One-Plant

The providers of South River Pediatrics are recommending the following formulas as substitutions for those who are on Similac formulas, Alimentum or EleCare:

Current Formula Enfamil Substitute Other Brand Substitute
Alimentum Nutramigen  
EleCare Pure Amino Neocate Infant
Similac Pro-Advance Neuro Pro Infant

There are many store brand
formulas that are comparable.

Similac Pro-Sensitive Neuro Pro Sensitive
Similac Spit-Up A.R.
Similac Pro-Total Comfort Gentlease
Similac Soy Isomil ProSobee
Similac Neosure Enfacare  

 

Your child’s health is important to us at South River Pediatrics, and we are available for any questions or concerns you may have.