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Baby milk manufacturers agree out of court settlement

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7461.310-d (Published 05 August 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:310
  1. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
  1. Jerusalem

    The German company Humana Milchunion, which makes baby food, has agreed to an out of court settlement with parents of two Israeli infants who died from, and dozens more who were harmed by, a soya baby formula that it sent to Israel without the vital vitamin B-1 (thiamine) that was marked on the label.

    The incident nine months ago shocked Israelis and especially the parents, who said they felt they had unknowingly poisoned their babies by feeding them the kosher formula, which was specially …

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