Updated List of Iron-fortified Infant Formulas
Which Do Not Require a Medical Statement in
The Child and Adult Care Food Program
Per USDA Guidance December 2002
FOR INFANTS 0 THROUGH 11 MONTHS OF AGE
Carnation Good Start Carnation Alsoy
Enfamil with Iron Isomil
Enfamil AR Prosobee
Enfamil Lactofree Gentle Moments Soy Infant Formula
Similac with Iron Wyeth-produced Private Label Store Brand Soy-based
Similac Lactose Free with Iron Infant Formulas:
Similac Advance Albertson’s Baby Basics Soy Infant Formula Powder
Enfamil Lipil Babysoy Soy Protein Infant Formula Powder
Gentle Moments Infant Formula CVS Soy Infant Formula Powder
Kirland Signature Infant Formula with Iron Good Sense Soy Infant Formula Powder
Wyeth-produced Private Label Store Brand Milk- Hill Country Fare Soy Infant Formula Powder
based Infant Formulas: K-Mart Little Ones Soy Infant Formula Powder
Albertson’s Baby Basics Infant Formula Powder Kroger Comforts Soy Infant Formula Powder
Aldi Nanny’s Infant Formula Powder Meijer Soy Infant Formula Powder
Amway Kozy Kids Infant Formula Powder Parents’ Choice Soy Infant Formula (powder,
Babymil Infant Formula Powder concentrated liquid, and ready-to-feed)
CVS Infant Formula Powder Perfect Choice Soy Infant Formula Powder
Eckerd Infant Formula Powder Safeway Select Soy Infant Formula
Good Sense Infant Formula Powder Shop Rite Infant Formula Powder
Hill Country Fare Infant Formula Powder Target Healthy Baby Soy Infant Formula Powder
K-Mart Little Ones Infant Formula Powder Topco Soy Infant Formula Powder
Kroger Comforts Infant Formula Powder Walgreen’s Soy Infant Formula Powder
Meijer Infant Formula Powder Wegman’s Soy Infant Formula
Parents’ Choice Infant Formula (powder, concentrated
liquid, and ready-to-feed)
Perfect Choice Infant Formula Powder
Safeway Select Infant Formula
Shop Rite Infant Formula Powder
Target Healthy Baby Infant Formula Powder
Topco Infant Formula Powder
Walgreen’s Infant Formula Powder
Wegman’s Infant Formula
IRON-FORTIFIED FOLLOW-UP FORMULAS
FOR INFANTS 4 THROUGH 11 MONTHS OF AGE
Carnation Follow-up Formula (Milk-based)
Carnation Follow-up Soy Formula
Gentle Moments 2 Infant Formula with Iron
Wyeth-produced Private Label Store Brand “Follow-on” Infant Formulas:
Albertson’s Baby Basics 2 Follow-on Infant Formula Powder
Hill Country Fare 2 Follow-on Infant Formula
Kroger Comforts 2 Follow-on Infant Formula Powder
Parents’ Choice 2 Follow-on Infant Formula
Safeway Select 2 Follow-on Infant Formula
Target Healthy Baby Formula for Older Infants
Wegman’s 2 Follow-on Infant Formula
IRON-FORTIFIED FOLLOW-UP FORMULAS
FOR INFANTS 6 THROUGH 11 MONTHS OF AGE
Enfamil Next Step Toddler Formula Enfamil Next Step Soy Toddler Formula
Ross Similac 2 Toddler Formula Ross Isomil 2 Soy Toddler Formula
CREDITABLE Foods Chart NON-CREDITABLE Foods Chart
Bread Crusts, Cracker-For Snack Only. (Must have Adult Cereals (such as Cheerios, Oatmeal, Cream of
whole grain and/or enriched flour or meal as first Wheat are non-creditable as iron-fortified infant
Breast Milk. Baby Food Desserts.
Cheese or Cottage Cheese (it is recommended that it be Buttermilk.
served at meals only when iron-fortified infant formula Combination Dinners-commercial (such as
is also provided). meat/vegetable dinners, meat dinners, and dehydrated
Egg Yolk, cooked (only for infants 8 through 11 dinners).
months of age). Cream.
100% Fruit Juice (2-4 ounces at Snack only). Dry Milk, reconstituted.
Iron-fortified Infant Formula (see list pages 15-16). Egg White.
Iron-fortified Dry Infant Cereal. Fish sticks, patties, nuggets, or other commercial
Homemade prepared baby food (avoid salt, fat, and breaded or battered seafood products, canned fish with
other seasonings). bones.
Single-item baby foods-commercial (such as Half and Half.
vegetables, fruits, meats, and Gerber 2nd Foods meats High Meat Dinners or Lean Meat Dinners.
[meat and broth]). Hot dogs, frankfurters, corn dogs, and sausages.
Infant Meat Sticks.
Low-fat Milk (i.e., 1% or 2% Milk).
Low-Iron Infant Formula.
Mixed Cereal with Fruit-commercial.
Raw or Certified Raw Milk.
Whole Milk (non-creditable for children under 1 year of
Do not serve peanut butter, nuts, and seeds to infants because
choking can occur. Do not serve honey, raw or in cooked
products, to infants because honey contains Botulinum spores
that can cause serious illness in infants.