CONTAMINANTS AND NATURAL TOXICANTS SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING

ENTEROBACTER SAKAZAKII CONTAMINATION

IN POWDERED INFANT FORMULA

MARCH 18-19, 2003

 

Briefing Materials

 

Tab 1 Meeting Agenda

 

Tab 2 Charges and Questions to Committee

 

Tab 3 Background Documents

 

Subtab 3a - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Enterobacter sakazakii infections associated with the use of powdered infant formula - Tennessee, 2001. MMWR 2002;51:297-300 http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5114.pdf

 

Subtab 3b - FDA Letter to health-care professionals. Available at: http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/inf-ltr3.html

 

Subtab 3c FDA; Isolation and enumeration of Enterobacter sakazakii from dehydrated powdered infant formula. Available at: http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~comm/mmesakaz.html

 

Subtab 3d - Food and Agriculture Organization. 1994 Codex Alimentarius: code of hygienic practice for foods for infants and children. CDC/RCP 21-1979. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.

 

Tab 4 White Papers

 

Subtab 4a - Microbial Detection of Enterobacter sakazakii: Food and Clinical

 

Subtab 4b - Powdered Infant Formula: An Overview of Manufacturing Processes

 

Subtab 4c - Current Marketing and Use of Powdered Infant Formula

 

Tab 5 Reference List

 

Tab 6 Meeting Participants

 

Tab 7 Federal Register Notice