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NIST Amends Formula Reference Standard With Fatty Acid, Nutrient Additions

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology revises the substance it provides as a certified reference for analyzing infant and adult formulas to reflect nutritional additives now commonly used

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