Trace of Melamine Found in US Baby Formula

Remember the melamine contamination problem in China that killed at least 3 babies and made 50,000 others sick?

Well, after that happened, the FDA quietly tested US-made formula and found trace contaminations of melamine. The US government didn't disclose the tests, until The Associated Press filed a Freedom of Information Act request:

Traces of the industrial chemical melamine have been detected in samples of top-selling U.S. infant formula, but federal regulators insist the products are safe. The Food and Drug Administration said last month it was unable to identify any melamine exposure level as safe for infants, but a top official said it would be a "dangerous overreaction" for parents to stop feeding infant formula to babies who depend on it.

"The levels that we are detecting are extremely low," said Dr. Stephen Sundlof, director of the FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. "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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And something more: I just read that also NESTLE is involved, and of course they ,,don`t have comments"
You want to know what`s really going on?? And what you feed your children and babies??? Then go google and type: ,,melamine found in..." and your eyes will go open!
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Do NEVER listen to authorities who are telling you that evrything is ,,safe, we are watching, the contents is very low, you can give it your baby" and so on and so on. NEVER. They lie. All over the world high gouvernment officials, officers of justice and merchandizers are up to their necks in this multimillion stuff. BOYCOTT the chinese drinks and foods TOTALLY. That is the only thing you can do. That artificial rubbish you feed your babies, are you eating that yourself too??? No??? Than don`t give it your children!!! Feed them potatoes, rice, vegetables, whole-corn bread,etc. etc. en leave that poisonnous stuff where it is. Also in Chinese restaurants you eat melamine, you and your children. The only thing you can do is: Tell your family, friends and everyone you meet. It`s for you future health and that of your own children. And don`t blame the average Chinese man or woman, they are good people and also victims of these criminals!
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I tried to breastfeed, and was actually quite good at it. Then I needed to take a medication when my son was 2 months old that could be transmitted through breastmilk and was known to be bad for a baby's development. So I had to switch to formula. So no, we can't all breastfeed. I wish I could. With my next child I plan on it as long as possible until they are weaned to solids. Unfortunately it can't always happen the way we want it.
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Goodness... how did we ever survive as a species without baby formula?

If formula is required, it should be a given that it is safe. I find it disturbing that these findings were covered up. Someone obviously cares more about PR than the health of babies.
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