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Moms Beware: Dangerous bacteria found in breast milk sold on Internet

October 21, 2013 by


Baby learning to drink from a bottle, shallow DOF. Focus is on the bottle. (Scott Dunlap) Human breast milk is sold for babies on several online sites for a few dollars an ounce, but a new study says buyer beware: Testing showed it can contain potentially dangerous bacteria including salmonella, according to an article on […]

Benzocaine and Babies: Not a Good Mix

June 4, 2012 by


When a baby is teething, many a mom or dad reaches for a pain remedy containing benzocaine to help soothe sore gums.  Benzocaine is a local anesthetic and can be found in such over-the-counter (OTC) products as Anbesol, Hurricaine, Orajel, Baby Orajel, and Orabase. But the use of benzocaine gels and liquids for mouth and gum pain can […]

Food Safe Guru Daily – 250 children swallow detergent pods leads to redesign

May 28, 2012 by


I have raised two wonderful children. If there is something I have learned from the toddler experience is that if something is small and colorful, it will be in their mouth.   That is why I am applauding Proctor & Gamble for redesigning their detergent pods. “Doctors say children sometimes swallow Tide Pods and similar laundry products, around […]


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