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Is baby formula safe?

Amounts of the industrial chemical melamine or the melamine-like compound called cyanuric acid that are below 1.0 ppm [1,000 parts per billion] do not raise public health concerns," said Stephen Sundlof, the FDA's director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

"But the agency said then that it did not have enough data to determine a safe level of melamine and its analogues in infant formula."

http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/11/28/infant.formula.melamine/index.html

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:23 PM on Jul. 23, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Its no worse than what we eat everyday...LOL...I would prefer my kids have breast milk but it wasnt always possible, so you do what you gotta do. I think I will spare myself the paranoia....thanks though.
    momofsaee

    Answer by momofsaee at 3:18 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • Young mothers wouldn't know what happen during Reagan's Presidency.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:30 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • Anon: please explain more. thanks OP
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:30 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • he World Health Organization, with just one dissent, that of Ronald Reagan, approved a code for better marketing practices for infant formula promotion. This code was stimulated by the death of millions of Third World babies during the seventies linked to over-promotion of infant formula through scare techniques and other deceptions in conjunction with unsanitary village water sources. This tragedy has been reported in the context of the Nestle boycott that was recently settled with international children's defense groups after Nestle agreed to modify its actions.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:34 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • (correction) The*
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:35 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • I think that it was an speculation back on those days. Reagan was held responsible of babies having gastrointestinal problems. Reagan delayed the recall due to the huge demand of baby formula.
    The recalled products were:

    * 13 ounce cans of Nursoy Concentrated Liquid, with single line codes on the ends of the cans reading A26M, B2M and B9M. Example of code: Nursoy Concentrate 2A26M.
    * 32 ounce cans of Nursoy Ready to Feed, with code lines A28M and B11M.
    * SMA powder and liquid infant formula products with code numbers between A25M and A31M inclusive or BIM through B15 inclusive.

    Parents of infants who have consumed any of these recalled items should contact their physician for advice. The products are deficient in vitamin B6. A baby relying on these defective products may suffer serious health effects, including convulsions.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:47 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • OMG. Not this crap again.

    It's done and over with. It's from last freakin' year. Get some updated news and try to start drama with that. it will work better.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:50 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • anon thank you for ALLLLLLL the info but you're a killing my post OP
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:50 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • OMG. Not this crap again.

    It's done and over with. It's from last freakin' year. Get some updated news and try to start drama with that. it will work better.


     


    OK you want something updated here it is:


    Melamine In Baby Formula Detected By Lasershttp://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/148482.php




     

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:55 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:56 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

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