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Mead Johnson chucks chocolate-flavored formula

Enfagrow400.jpgTribune staff report | Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. said Wednesday that it would stop
production of a controversial chocolate-flavored

toddler formula that
critics claimed potentially promoted childhood obesity.

Mead Johnson said it would phase out its chocolate-flavored Enfagrow
Premium drink, aimed at children who are picky eaters, in coming weeks.
However, the Glenview-based maker of pediatric nutrition products
maintains that its product has a “superior nutritional profile” to fruit
juice and flavored dairy drinks typically consumed by toddlers.

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