Company Led Recall: Nutramigen® LGG Stage 1 & 2 Hypoallergenic Formula – Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Ltd

Date issued: 3 January 2024

The Food Standards Agency has issued a company-led medicines recall for: Nutramigen® LGG Stage 1 & 2 Hypoallergenic Formula – Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Ltd

Company name: Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Ltd

Product name: Nutramigen® LGG Stage 1 & 2 Hypoallergenic Formula

Batch number/expiry

Product name Batch number Expiry date Pack size
Nutramigen® LGG Stage 1 Hypoallergenic Formula ZL3F7D 01 July 2025 400g
Nutramigen® LGG Stage 2 Hypoallergenic Formula ZL3FAA 01 July 2025 400g
Nutramigen® LGG Stage 2 Hypoallergenic Formula ZL3FDM 01 July 2025 400g

Brief description of problem

Reckitt has taken the precautionary step of recalling Nutramigen® LGG stage 1 and stage 2 Hypoallergenic Formula powders because of the possible presence of Cronobacter sakazakii. Both products are foods used for special medical purposes for infants. The products are mainly prescribed but are also available without a prescription.

Symptoms caused by Cronobacter sakazakii usually include fever and diarrhoea, and in severe cases may lead to sepsis or meningitis which include symptoms in infants including poor feeding, irritability, temperature changes, jaundice (yellow skin and whites of the eyes) and abnormal breaths and movements.

Advice for healthcare professionals and wholesalers

Reckitt is recalling the above products and have contacted all stores and pharmacies that are supplying these products. The company has also issued a recall notice to its customers. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tells them what to do if they have bought the products.

Advice for patients

If you have purchased or been prescribed any of the above product batches, do not feed it to your baby and return to the place of purchase. If you have additional questions, please contact Reckitt on 01895 230575. If you have any concerns about the health of your baby, please seek medical advice.

To view the alert please visit the GOV.UK website.

Further Information

For enquiries please contact +44 (0)1895 230575 or email ConsumerNutrition_GB@rb.com

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