CDC: China's infant of cereal food supplement arsenic, lead standards more stringent than international
According to reports, China's food safety risk assessment, infant cereal supplementary food safety standards, provides for the limited indicators of arsenic and lead, arsenic is 200 micrograms per kilogram, a lead of 200 micrograms per kilogram, but the international Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC require limited indicators of arsenic and lead) is not on the infant cereal food supplements. China and CAC were not formulated infant complementary food cadmium limit indicators, but our main raw material for the food rice cadmium limit requirement stricter than the CAC standard (0.4 mg) per kilogram (0.2 mg per kilogram). Therefore, our existing standards are more stringent than the CAC.
The experts also pointed out that, advocate breastfeeding infants less than 6 months, as much as possible. For infants over 6 months, only feeding breast milk can not meet the developmental needs of the child should be the expert guidance, reasonable to add complementary feeding of infants and young children in line with national standards.