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Infant Formula "With Iron" Statement Is Misleading - Mead Johnson

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Current regulations that require labeling of infant formulas containing at least 1 mg of iron per 100 calories to state "with iron" or "iron fortified" should be revised, Mead Johnson maintains in a citizen petition filed with FDA Jan. 24.

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