It's in the can…
Essential fatty acids found in breast milk are now available in U-S baby formula and food.
Last year, the U-S Food and Drug Administration gave permission for baby foods and formulas to contain docosahexaenoic acid, or D-H-A, and arachidonic acid, or A-A. The fatty acids, especially D-H-A, are vital to eye, brain and nervous system development.
Europe has allowed the addition of the breast milk nutrients since the early 1990s, and the World Health Organization supports D-H-A and A-A additives.
But some scientist are leery of using the additional nutrients as a selling point since babies can produce these acids on their own with proper nutrition.