Impact of the Infant Formula Recall

About the Course
The infant formula recall in 2022 contributed to a shortage of infant formula in the U.S. This course will explore the supply chain of formula, the reason for the recall and subsequent shortage, and the government’s response. In addition, treatment of malnourished children who have been fed whole cow milk or homemade formulas will be addressed.

Listen, Learn, and Earn CE Hours with this podcast course. Available on AppleSpotify, and other podcast apps.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • Recognize causes of the current infant formulas including the systems by which infant formula are produced, regulated and distributed including the WIC program
  • Recognize specific government interventions to resolve the formula shortage including the importation of formulas into the US not previously allowed for importation
  • Understand possible benefits as well as costs of novel aspects of infant formulas being used currently including goat’s milk-based, A2 milk and partial hydrolysates
  • Identify the risks, assessment strategies and treatment of malnutrition in children fed whole cow milk or homemade formulas during shortages 
  • Describe the impact of the infant formula shortage on parents.
About the Presenter
Steven Abrams, MD
is board certified in general pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine. He is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics/Dell Medical School, University of Texas in Austin. He was selected as Fellow, American Society for Nutrition in 2022,and elected fellow with the American Institute of Biology and Medicine in Engineering among other awards and recognitions.  He is Co-Editor in Chief, Pediatric Nutrition Handbook, 9th Edition (Yellow Book, primary Nutrition publication of the American Academy of Pediatrics). He is the co-author of three books and has authored numerous peer reviewed articles. 

How to Receive Credit 
  • Listen to the entire podcast which requires a 1.0-hour commitment of time.
  • At the end of the course, answer the Yes/No Affirmation question to indicate that you have completed the educational activity.
  • Specific to Florida: A mandatory Final Examination with a passing score of 70% or higher is required. Exam questions link content to the course Learning Objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Dr. Steven Abrams has disclosed he provides educational presentations related to nutritional requirements of children, not product related, and is a researcher assessing food insecurity during COVID-19 pandemic with Abbott Nutrition Health Institute and Perrigo Nutrition. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Planners, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. 
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Course ID: 73344