Risks of powdered infant formula

March 27, 2010. Posted in: Blog Posts

Be careful when using powdered formulas, as there is always a risk of contamination since they are not sterile.

www.examiner.com
In a newly published study, researchers in the U.S. have identified botulinum spores in multiple containers of commercial infant formula.
Here are some guidelines for avoiding the microbiological risks of powdered infant formula:
EFSA Panel advises on how to avoid microbiological risks in infant formulae, at home and in hospital (Nov 2004)