Garlic kills pathogen in baby formula

Compounds derived from garlic are extremely effective in killing off Cronobacter sakazakii, a food-borne pathogen that can cause meningitis in infants.

Cronobacter sakazakii has been found in the production and packaging of dry infant formula.

Researchers say the discovery will help decrease the potential contamination of dry infant formula powder transported around the world.

Read more at University of British Columbia