Snow Brand Milk Products Co. says babies who drink one of its powdered milk products could test positive for tuberculosis even though they are not infected with TB.

Two cases of babies testing positive for the disease have been reported so far and one of the infants has been temporarily isolated, the company said. Both babies tested negative for TB after DNA tests, it said.

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