Giving a baby their first bite of real food – it’s an indelible memory. That breathless moment as you wait to see whether it will be swallowed or unceremoniously rejected, the look of astonishment on their little face. For many of us, that first bite was rice cereal – gentle on the stomach, easy to mix with breast milk or formula, safe, trusted, traditional.
Well it turns out we’ve been poisoning our children all along. Well, at least that’s what a paper appearing in JAMA Pediatrics would have you believe.