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Baby Bliss Gripe Water Herbal Drink 2007

In September, one infant came down with cryptosporidiosis after consuming Baby Bliss Gripe Water, a supplement purported to alleviate gas and stomach upset associated with colic, hiccups and teething. This prompted an investigation by the Food and Drug Administration. Cryptosporidium organisms were isolated from sealed bottles of Baby Bliss Gripe Water, apple flavor. This product was manufactured by MOM Enterprises Inc.

  • Outbreak began:
  • September 2007
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Minnesota
  • Organism(s):
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Other Commercially Processed Food, Herbal Drink
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • No
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Unknown
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Baby Bliss Water
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Yes
  • Total ill:
  • 1
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 1
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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