The Audrain City-County Health Unit has received questions regarding the recent concern regarding infant formula following the infection of two infants treated in Missouri Hospitals.
For clarification, the powdered formula being tested for the bacteria is not a Missouri WIC approved formula.
No formula offered by the Missouri WIC program has been implicated in the investigation.
The WIC check is very specific as to what kind of formula an infant or child is allowed and there can be no substitutes for this formula.
Some formulas sound so much alike in their name however, they can be very different formulas. Missouri WIC does not issue the Enfamil Premium Newborn formula.