Telegraph | News | Alert over bacteria in dried baby foods
By David Derbyshire, Science Correspondent
"Dried baby foods and infant formula contain disturbing levels of potentially harmful bacteria - including one linked to childhood meningitis - a survey has found. Although the risks to babies are tiny if products are prepared properly, poor kitchen hygiene could cause bacteria to multiply, with devastating consequences. Even doctors sometimes mistakenly believed that powdered infant formula was sterile, the chief scientist involved in the study said..."