Foodborne infections often occur through the contamination of equipment, food-prep tools, and unsanitary surfaces. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reminds us that breast pump parts are part of the food-delivery chain — and they can become contaminated too.

As the saying goes, “breast is best,” and for infants and premature infants, getting the good stuff means dedication and hard work from mom to breastfeed, or express milk when mouths are too small or weak to latch on properly.

For a Pennsylvania infant and her family, microbes on poorly cleaned… more

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