Melamine Found in U.S. Baby Formula
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That was the comment after it was revealed that trace amounts of melamine -- the same chemical that was found in baby formula in China -- were found in infant formula from the three largest U.S. producers. Together, Abbott Laboratories, Nestle, and Mead Johnson make over 90% of all formula produced domestically.
In October, the FDA said that the organization "is currently unable to establish any level of melamine and melamine-related compounds in infant formula that does not raise public health concerns." That's a wee bit different from the current statements that seem to indicate the trace amounts they've found are harmless.
Personally, I suspect that what they've found really isn't a problem, but I would hope that it serves as a wake-up call for the producers to find better ways to make sure their products are not contaminated.
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