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Justin Kissel
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« on: November 27, 2008, 10:11:23 AM »

The Food and Drug Administration has found trace amounts of the industrial poison melamine in baby formula and nutritional supplements sold in the U.S. The chemical is the same one that sickened at least 50,000 babies in China this year who drank contaminated formula. 

“The levels that we are detecting are extremely low,” Stephen Sundlof, director of the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, told the Associated Press, adding that parents should not stop giving their tots formula (though they may want to check with their pediatricians). “They should not be changing the diet. If they’ve been feeding a particular product, they should continue to feed that product. That’s in the best interest of the baby.”...

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« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2008, 10:19:30 AM »

Thanks for posting this!  I remember reading somewhere that no particular company has been implicated but that it accounts for 90% of American formula production.  Hopefully the FDA are correct in that this is not a harmful amount, but I'd rather there not be any melamine at all in formula.

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