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Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on the Evaluation of the Addition of Ingredients New to Infant Formula.
Infant formula : evaluating the safety of new ingredients / Committee on the Evaluation of the Addition of Ingredients New to Infant Formula, Food and Nutrition Board.
p. ; cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0-309-09150-0 (pbk.)
1. Infant formulas—Standards—United States. 2. Infant formulas—Law and legislation—United States.
[DNLM: 1. Infant Formula—standards. 2. Evaluation Studies. 3. Food Analysis—methods. 4. Food Contamination—prevention & control. 5. Infant Formula—legislation & jurisprudence. 6. Infant Nutrition. WS 120 I59 2004] I. Title.
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