Cronobacter and Infant Formula: What Parents Need to Know

A recent recall of infant formula manufactured by Abbott Laboratories due to possible contamination from Cronobacter sakazakii¬† highlights the need to increase awareness about this potentially lethal pathogen and its association with powdered infant formula. What do you need to know about Cronobacter sakazakii? Cronobacter sakazakii is a bacterium naturally found in the environment. The […]

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Latest research: food label confusion leads to food waste

Research to be published in the September 2020 issue of Food Control¬†confirms that consumers are wasting food due to confusion over food product dating. An online survey of 1042 U.S. adults evaluated consumers’ use and knowledge of food label dates, and consumers’ habits related to disposing of food that would likely still be safe for […]

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Use infant formula before it expires

We encourage consumers to use ‘Best By’ dates on food and beverage packaging as a guide to decision-making, knowing that these dates are applied to food packages as indicators of quality, not safety. Most food products are not even required to carry a ‘best by’ or ‘best if used by’ date.¬† The exception to this […]

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