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It has been deleted, rescinded, amended or incorporated into a program handbook
and is no longer in effect as written.
Date: June 5, 2000
Reference #: CACFP DCH 2000-14
To: Child and Adult Care Food Program-Day Care Homes (CACFP-DCH) Contractors
Subject: Infant Formulas
This notice provides the revised listing of infant formulas which do not require a medical statement for use in the CACFP and those infant formulas which must have a medical statement in order to be used in the CACFP. This notice also replaces Notice CACFP 97-23, dated April 28, 1997.
Iron-fortified Infant Formulas Which Do Not Require a Medical Statement
Although a medical statement is not required for the following iron-fortified formulas, you should only provide an infant with the formula recommended to the infant's parent/guardian by the infant's health care provider.
Wyeth Nutritionals International (Wyeth) produces iron-fortified infant formulas for distribution to retailers wishing to market them under private labels. The list of Wyeth-produced formulas includes milk-based and soy-based powdered infant formula in 1-pound cans for sale in the United States only under private brand labels of either individual grocery/drug store chains or mass merchandisers [the milk-based formula may become available in some markets in a 2-pound, 3-ounce (35 ounces) or 1-kilogram can; and, milk-based and a soy-based concentrated liquid formula in 13-ounce cans available through select stores (i.e., Wal-Mart) under a private brand label.
Milk-based Infant Formulas
Wyeth-produced Private Label Store Brand Milk-based Infant Formulas (all in powder form unless otherwise noted)
Soy-based Infant Formulas
Wyeth-produced Private Label Store Brand Soy-based Infant Formulas (all formulas are in powder form unless otherwise noted)
"Follow-up" Iron-fortified Formulas ONLY When Served to Infants at the Prescribed Ages
Infants 4 months of age or older *You must have a signed medical statement to serve these formulas to infants less than 4 months of age.
Infants 6 months of age or older *You must have a signed medical statement to serve these formulas to infants less than 6 months of age.
Infant Formulas Which Must Have A Medical Statement
You must have a medical statement which includes the recommended formula and is signed by a recognized medical authority to serve the following infant formulas at any time:
Please contact your Area Program Office if you have any questions.
Texas Department of Agriculture · 1700 North Congress, 11th Floor · Austin Texas 78701
P.O. Box 12847 · Austin, Texas 78711
(800) TELL-TDA ·(888) 425-6889 (TDD)
Updated: November 12, 2002