Anastopoulo Law Firm Files Nationwide Class Action Complaint Against Abbott Laboratories Regarding Tainted Powdered Baby Formula
Charleston, S.C. – The Anastopoulo Law Firm has filed a nationwide class action complaint against Abbott Laboratories, whom, this past Thursday, the FDA announced it is investigating consumer complaints of Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella Newport infections caused by Powered Baby Formula produced by Abbott.
The FDA is advising consumers not to use Similac, Alimentum, or EleCare powdered infant formulas if:
- the first two digits of the code are 22 through 37; and
- the code on the container contains K8, SH or Z2; and
- the expiration date is 4-1-2022 (APR 2022) or later.
Currently, the FDA is investigating several illnesses related to the powdered formulas across multiple states. These illnesses have resulted in three hopitzations and suspected in one death.
Paul Doolittle, Chair of the Anastopoulo Law Firm’s Class Action and Mass Tort Division stated, “We are proud to seek justice on behalf of our clients and their children.”
The case filed by Anastopoulo Law Firm, is Katie Steele individually and as the legal guardian of a minor child and on behalf of all others similarly situated vs. Abbott Laboratories Inc. filed in South Carolina Federal Court, Charleston division.
If you, or a loved one has had given Similac, Alimentum, or Elecare Powdered Baby Formula to their child, and it matches with the codes and dates above, please contact the Anastopoulo Law Firm at 800-777-7777 to speak to a legal specialist or fill out a form at BabyFormulaRecall.org.
The Anastopoulo Law Firm is headquartered in South Carolina, but handles cases nationwide.