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To the Editor:
—The a book received today from the Borden Company of New York entitled "Revaluations in Rickets," which they have put out to enlighten the profession on the literature pertaining to rickets, the last statement is as follows:When an infant receives proper care, a high grade condensed milk, such as Eagle Brand, does not favor the development of rickets.They quote me as follows:If the diet contains sufficient milk, the artificially fed are less prone to develop the disease than when fed mainly on cereals and proprietary cereal foods with only small amounts of milk.Just why this statement should appear in a pamphlet which is meant for Eagle Brand Company milk propaganda I cannot understand. They might better have quoted from the statement on page 485 from the same text, which reads:Infants fed upon sweetened condensed milk for long periods seem less resistant to
Hess JH. CONDENSED MILK, RICKETS AND INFECTION. JAMA. 1927;89(25):2134. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690250056027