Baby water recall
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Executive SummaryFDA is warning consumers not to drink MOM Enterprises' Baby's Bliss Gripe Water, apple flavor, with a code of 26952V and expiration date of October 2008, after the agency identified the presence of cryptosporidium through lab analysis. Cryptosporidium, a parasite that causes intestinal infections, was discovered while FDA was investigating the illness of a six-week-old infant in Minnesota who consumed the product, an herbal supplement containing ginger and fennel extracts used to ease the gas and stomach discomfort often associated with colic, hiccups, and teething. "Approximately 17,600 bottles of the product were distributed nationwide in retail stores and sold over the Internet between November 2006 and September 2007," FDA notes. San Rafael, Calif.-based MOM is fully cooperating with the investigation and is recalling all potentially contaminated products, FDA says...
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