On January 25, a warning was issued about the number of babies infected with Salmonella Poona in France, allegedly related to the consumption of Modilac rice-based baby food products produced in Spain by the French company Sodilac.
After this, new cases were detected in France, Belgium and Luxembourg, which are also allegedly associated with the use of the above-mentioned baby foods.
The factory for the production of the baby food products is under investigation.
To date, all product analyzes have given negative results but they continue to be conducted to determine the location of the source of infection.
Considering the current situation, as a precautionary measure, all baby food products based on rice produced in this factory have been seized. In addition to MODILAC brand products, this measure has also been extended to certain batches of other products from Laboratorios Ordesa, SA of the following brands:
Blemil Plus 1 rice (400 g) – batches 1068-132, 1087-122, 1927-124, 2698-137, 3097-126 and 3408-141)
Blemil Plus 2 rice (400 g) – batches 1088-190, 1107-173, 1107-173X, 1937-176, 2698-197, 2698-197X, 3107-180 and 3408-204).
These baby foods are sold exclusively in pharmacies.