A 30-year-old female asked:

Does molasses carry the same infant botulism risk as honey? i'm scared for my husband and i to eat food with it around our 3 month old.

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Botulism: Botulism poisoning in infants has been caused by contaminated honey, molasses, and Caro syrup. Best to avoid these in your infant's diet.
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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Obstetrics & Gynecology 36 years experience
However, honey products with a good reputation should be fine
Jun 13, 2015
Last updated Oct 31, 2020


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