It has just been reported that Chinese baby formula, that is actually illegal in the US, may have made its way into this country. Avoid Chinese-made baby formula, FDA says This article has just been posted on Google news and should be read by everyone. The problem of tainted food is a real and one that we all must be diligent in watching. The article states:
We have some concerns that there may be some supplies of infant formula that may have gotten into the country illegally and may be in specialty markets that serve the Chinese community," Janice Oliver, deputy director of the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, said in an interview.
Unfortunately, the problem of tainted food is an ongoing issue that will only worsen over time. As businesses try and improve their bottom line they are more likely to cut corners in an effort to raise profits. Sadly, that can result in significant injuries to an unsuspecting public. And while the FDA may make admirable efforts to limit these problems it is clear that there is a constant stream of people who will put stuff on the market to make a profit regardless of the consequences. While this is a small minority it can have devastating consequences on the victims.
If you believe that you have been adversely effected by tainted food you need to call my partner, Brian Smith, who focuses much of his practice on these problems. Tell him Charlie sent you.
And in the meantime be careful about the food you buy and where you buy it.