FDA Finds More Chemical Traces In Baby Formula

Law360, New York (January 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has detected traces of cyanuric acid, a byproduct of the industrial chemical melamine, in more containers of U.S. baby formula, but the agency maintains that the small amounts do not pose health risks to infants.

In an update to its Web site earlier this week, the FDA said it found traces of either cyanuric acid or melamine in four of 89 containers of baby formula.

The Associated Press reported in November that FDA tests, which were made public after the...
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