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FDA warns against homemade baby formula

Posted at 6:38 AM, Feb 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-26 10:06:21-05

A warning from the federal government to stop making homemade baby formula.

The Food and Drug Administration says homemade infant formula recipes have not been evaluated.

And they may lack nutrients that are vital to your baby's growth.

The agency recently got reports of hospitalized babies suffering from low calcium after they were fed homemade formula.

The FDA says store-bought formulas are safer because they have specific nutrient requirements they must follow.