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Posted September 20, 2012
FDA Caution on SimplyThick as Infant Formula/Breast Milk Thickener

You may have heard news reports regarding a cautionary statement from the Food & Drug Administration about an over-the-counter thickening product called SimplyThick. Specifically, there are concerns about its use in formula or breast milk for infants from birth to one year of age and a potential increased risk for a life-threatening condition.

Read the cautionary statement here.
http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm256250.htm

If you have concerns about your baby and SimplyThick, contact your primary physician.

If you want more information or clarification of the FDA statement, visit www.fda.gov or write/call:

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993
1-888-INFO-FDA (1-888-463-6332)