One of France largest dairy makers, Lactalis, is recalling baby formula due to fears of salmonella contamination. The country's national health authority has warned 26 infants fell sick after consuming Lactalis products.
In a rare interview, the head of Lactalis said families would be compensated for damages resulting from salmonella contamination at one of its plants producing baby milk. The company exports to 83 countries.
French President Emmanuel Macron threatened "punishment" after supermarket chains admitted to selling hundreds of potentially poisonous baby milk cans. The food was recalled weeks earlier over salmonella poisoning.
Police in France have raided five Lactalis sites after contaminated baby milk products caused dozens of children to fall ill. Compensation has been offered to families, who say the company is trying to buy their silence.
French firm Lactalis is recalling 12 million baby food items globally following a major scandal. There are growing fears that more infants could get infected with salmonella, not only in France. Lisa Louis reports.
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