Infant Products

NEC Lawsuits

About Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC, is a potentially life-threatening condition recognized by the inflammation and death of intestinal tissue. Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) happens if the inside lining of the intestinal wall begins to die and the tissue within begins to separate. It is believed that lowered blood flow into the bowel stops…

NEC Formula Deaths

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been involved on-and-off recently in the examination of potential dangers caused by an infant’s use of SimplyThick including necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). Back in 2011, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning that Simply Thick may be responsible for causing necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) among infants…

Simply Thick Recall Lawsuit

In the middle of 2011, the United States Food and Drug Administration issued a warning that the product SimplyThick may be responsible for causing the dangerous condition known as necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) if used in breast milk or formula. Shortly after issuing this announcement, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspected a plant manufacturing SimplyThick…

Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Lawsuit

Back in mid-2011, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its first warning regarding common thickening agent Simply Thick. The FDA warned parents and doctors that feeding infants Simply Thick in breast milk and formula may lead to the life-threatening condition known as necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). When the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

Simply Thick Lawsuit

What is SimplyThick? Simply Thick is one brand of a thickening agent used for individuals with swallowing and reflux problems. SimplyThick is sold in individual serving packets as well as larger bottles. Simply Thick has also been marketed to parents of newborn infants to help thicken breast milk and baby formula for infants that have…