Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 12th, 2002
This is not a risk for healthy, full-term infants, who are fine if their parents mix the powdered formula at home, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said.
"We need to be really clear we don't have evidence that full-term, happy babies at home are at risk here," cautioned FDA special nutrition chief Christine Taylor.
But neonatal intensive care units should try to use sterilized liquid formula for the more vulnerable babies...
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