Newsroom category: Baby Formula News

$60 Million Verdict in Enfamil Baby Formula NEC Case Underscores Need for Transparency and Accountability

March 22, 2023

An Illinois jury has awarded $60 million to the plaintiff in the first in a series of trials out of hundreds of baby formula necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) lawsuits claiming that various Enfamil and Abbott Laboratories’ Similac formulas caused necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). Plaintiffs in this multidistrict litigation claim that the companies hid the information that their formula, including […]

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FDA Sends Letter Calling for Improved Baby Formula Practices

March 21, 2023

In early March, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a letter to members of the infant formula supply chain. The FDA called on recipients—including manufacturers, distributors, and others, to notify the agency if bacterial pathogens have been detected in their baby formula product samples and to beef up safety practices to prevent and […]

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