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USDA Organic Infant Formula Contains Pesticide Labeled As a "NUTRIENT"

USDA Organic Infant Formula Contains Pesticide Labeled As a "NUTRIENT"

Posted on: Thursday, June 20th 2013 at 10:15 am
Written By: Sayer Ji, Founder

The USDA organic label is supposed to protect the consumer against GMOs and avoidable chemical exposures, but the sobering fact is that USDA-certified infant formula manufacturers are not only being allowed to use a pesticide in their formulas, but are advertising it as a 'healthy' mineral to unsuspecting consumers.

Unbeknownst to the vast majority of U.S. consumers, the nutritional adequacy of infant formula it not determined by its ability to support and produce health in those who receive it, as would be expected. Instead, it is deemed nutritionally adequate solely by virtue of it containing minimum quantities of a list of 29 nutrients, without specifying or even acknowledging the significant qualitative differences that exist between minerals in the form of nutrients and those in the form of industrial chemicals, e.g. amino acid-chelated forms of iron (iron glycinate) are much safer than relatively inorganic forms (ferrous oxide). Surprisingly, all that regulators do is ensure that those ingredients are there in the amounts deemed necessary, and that some basic quality control measures are followed during the manufacturing process.

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This

Is why all of my children were exclusively breast fed and I even offered to pump milk for my niece (my youngest was 10 months old at the time) when she was born at 27 weeks and my sisters milk didn't come in (for those who may cringe at the thought of that - the doctors convinced my sister to formula feed her with special preemie formula, but I wouldn't have hesitated to do it).

Ron Paul convert from the Heart of Dixie

This could lead one

to believe that the Federal government is not currently a competent arbiter of labeling.

I Told My Family and Friends To Breast Feed Their Babies

I have know for years the crap that put in baby formula was not health and I informed my family to do research on the subject.

I would never, ever allow my family to feed their babies the poison in baby formula...