Melamine Traces Found In US Baby Formula

Law360, New York (November 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Previously undisclosed tests of top-selling brands of infant formula by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have reportedly detected traces of the chemical melamine, but the FDA says those trace amounts in U.S. infant formulas are not harmful.

By filing Freedom of Information Act requests, the Associated Press obtained FDA test results that showed that the agency had detected trace amounts of melamine in a sample of one popular formula, and the presence of cyanuric acid, a chemical related to melamine, in a second formula. Another...
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