BABY MILK BUG SCARE
Nov 20 2004
"NEWBORN children should not be fed powdered baby milk because it often contains a deadly bug, health experts warned yesterday. The European Food Safety Agency advised mums should use liquid formula milk for the first four weeks of life if breastfeeding was not possible. They say the powdered milk can contain a bacterium which causes meningitis or severe gut problems. Older babies can fight off the infection but newborns and premature to..."