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MELAMINE

Does anyone know which formulas have it? Im going crazy over it!!!

 
ashlee31627

Asked by ashlee31627 at 8:55 PM on Nov. 27, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081127/ap_on_he_me/infant_formula;_ylt=Aj5yknyNYDa6vJaUyjLwbV.s0NUE That information previously posted is old and wrong. Under the corrected information she relayed Wednesday, the results were:
    • Nestle's Good Start Supreme Infant Formula with Iron had two positive tests for melamine on one sample, with readings of 0.137 and 0.14 parts per million.
    • Mead Johnson's Infant Formula Powder, Enfamil LIPIL with Iron had three positive tests for cyanuric acid, at an average of 0.247 parts per million.
    Separately, a third major formula maker — Abbott Laboratories, whose brands include Similac — told AP that in-house tests had detected trace levels of melamine in its infant formula.
    KnoxvilleDoula

    Answer by KnoxvilleDoula at 10:45 PM on Nov. 27, 2008

  • the doctors say it's okay to use all formulas rigth now....it's in good start enfamil. They say their doing more test
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:56 PM on Nov. 27, 2008

  • According to FDA data for tests of 77 infant formula samples, a trace concentration of melamine was detected in one product — Mead Johnson's Infant Formula Powder, Enfamil LIPIL with Iron. An FDA spreadsheet shows two tests were conducted on the Enfamil, with readings of 0.137 and 0.14 parts per million.

    Three tests of Nestle's Good Start Supreme Infant Formula with Iron detected an average of 0.247 parts per million of cyanuric acid, a melamine byproduct.
    http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5j7SAbhJj3By_isZUoRAgTOPHzwkQD94MB1S80
    Alma_C

    Answer by Alma_C at 9:21 PM on Nov. 27, 2008

  • dont panic... thats the first thing.. i have been reading about this for a few days, and the comforting article that i found, said that if you took a 64 gallon barrel and filled it with powder formula, and added a tear drop worth of melamine that is what it equals about to be... and that is real small, i mean kids are exposed to other things that people dont even think about... examples... fiesta ware dishes, ( they test positive for radio active) as do smoke detectors.. gotta pick your battles...
    sweetscrappin

    Answer by sweetscrappin at 12:22 AM on Nov. 28, 2008

  • also, the melamine that was found in china, was put there on purpose... and it was in huge amounts... the reason they did it, was their version of FDA requires a certain amount of protein in the formula, and so the manufacturers put the melamine in the formula, because when its tested, a high dosage of it, tests as protein. That is why the babies got sick, and a couple died... that is really sad, but the amount that is in our babies formula, is nothing compared to what happened in China...
    sweetscrappin

    Answer by sweetscrappin at 12:24 AM on Nov. 28, 2008

  • Similac, Good Start, and Enfamil. Now they are going to test store brand formulas as well. Very scary...the problem is even though there are trace amounts it can build up and in 10 years your baby may have kidney issues.
    blueeyes71883

    Answer by blueeyes71883 at 10:12 AM on Nov. 28, 2008

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