General News
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.

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 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)