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US Formula Makers Say Products are Melamine Free

By Kristie Turck •  Published 11/27/08 •  1 min read

Last updated on August 19th, 2022 at 10:47 pm

Well, this is weird.  First the FDA says they found trace amounts of melamine in their tests of 77 US formula samples, including those from Mead Johnson, the makers of Enfamil.  But now they say “The FDA has confirmed with Mead Johnson that melamine was not found in any of our products they tested”.  Hmm.  People panicked over the FDA’s claims of traces of melamine in leading brands but to squelch consumer worries companies are saying their in-house testing finds no traces at all.

Companies coming forward claiming their own testing shows no melamine content:

Abbott Nutrition, Nestle uSA, and Solus Products were not reached to comment on the latest FDA findings. The FDA said the low level of melamine (and melamine byproducts) posed no risk, but reports of the finding caused alarm among parents. None of this is sitting well with us.  We’ll keep up with the news in the meantime…

Source: Reuters

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