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FDA warns parents not to give infants Mother’s Touch formula because it does not meet nutrient requirements


The FDA advises parents and caregivers not to buy or give Mother’s Touch Formula to infants under their care. 

The product is being marketed as an infant formula without the required pre-market notification to the FDA, and it does not meet infant formula nutrient requirements for seven nutrients.

 In addition, the product was not fully tested for the presence of potentially harmful bacteria such as Cronobacter.

The product is sold in Pennsylvania at local markets in Kinzers, Loganton and Gap and was available for purchase directly from the Mother’s Touch website.

The FDA has determined that Mother’s Touch Formula is not manufactured in compliance with the FDA’s infant formula regulations. 

Mother’s Touch Formula is not tested to determine if it meets the nutrient requirements for infant formula. Also, it does not meet the nutrient requirements for infant formula such that consumption of this formula has the potential to cause nutrient deficiencies or toxicity in infants.

Parents and caregivers of infants who have purchased this product should discontinue use and throw it away.

Parents and caregivers of infants who have used this product and are concerned about the health of their child should contact their health care provider.

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