Certain brands of powdered infant formula have been recalled due to possible contamination with Cronobacter bacteria. We urge WIC families who use Similac, Alimentum or EleCare powdered infant formula to check packages to see if they have the recalled lot numbers.
Please visit the State of Michigan WIC website and click on the pink banner that says "Formula Recall" to see which lot numbers of formula are recalled and should not be used, and for step-by-step instructions on what to do for already redeemed benefits, unredeemed benefits, and special formulas.
February 28, 2022 Update: Abbott is also recalling one lot of Similac PM 60/40 powerded infant formula, manufactured in Sturgis, Michigan [Lot # 27032K80 (can) / Lot # 27032K800 (case)].
February 17, 2022 Announcement: Abbott is recalling powdered infant formulas, including Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare, that were manufactured in one of the company’s manufacturing facilities in Sturgis, Michigan.