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Kabrita introduces first FDA authorised goat milk-based infant formula in US

Kabrita, a global manufacturer of goat milk formula, has officially unveiled the first and only long-term FDA authorised goat milk-based infant formula in the US. This milestone follows comprehensive clinical testing, affirming the safety and complete nutritional value of Kabrita’s infant formula for a baby's growth in the first year. The long-term FDA authorisation ensures consistent product availability, assuring parents in the permanence of the infant formula in the US market. Late in 2023, the American Academy of Pediatrics formally endorsed goat milk infant formula as suitable nutrition for infants, whether breastfed or non-breastfed, requiring formula supplementation in their first year of life. The distinct advantages of goat milk proteins, closely resembling those in breast milk compared to cow milk proteins, contribute to easier digestion. Additionally, goat milk contains significantly higher natural oligosaccharides, the third-largest component of breast milk. Ari Brown, paediatrician and chief medical advisor for Kabrita USA, said: “As a paediatrician, I highly recommend Kabrita’s Goat Milk-Based Infant Formula as a safe and nourishing option for babies during the first year of life. Goat milk infant formula has been beloved by parents around the world, and finally, parents in the US can feed their babies with a trusted product, based on the highest quality Dutch goat milk that is legally imported to the US.” Elieke Kearns, director of medical and scientific affairs at Kabrita USA, added: “Bringing Kabrita’s Goat Milk-Based Infant Formula to the U.S. was not a rushed decision. While goat milk infant formula was made available during the 2022 U.S. formula shortage via the FDA’s enforcement discretion, Kabrita chose to wait to make our product available until it received long-term FDA authorisation. We believe our product is the safest goat milk-based infant formula on the market, backed by years of clinical trials, peer-reviewed research and extensive FDA clearances.” Kabrita’s infant formula offers a range of benefits, including natural oligosaccharides for healthy digestion and immunity, essential vitamins and minerals for growth, a premium fat blend resembling the fat profile of breast milk, and DHA and ARA for vision and brain development. Notably, the formula is free from corn syrup, GMOs, glyphosate and maltodextrin. The company sources its goat milk from over 100 family-owned farms in the Netherlands, subjecting it to a rigorous process with more than ninety quality checks. With over 75 years of formula experience, Kabrita stands as the #1 goat milk formula globally, nourishing 1.5 million babies daily.

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