Earth's Best, Organic Whole Grain Oatmeal Cereal, 8 oz (227 g)
By Earth's Best398 Reviews
Expiration Date: Apr 2015
Shipping Weight: 0.79 lbs (0.36 kg)
- Product Code: JAS-90017
- UPC Code: 023923900172
- Package Quantity: 8 oz (227 g)
- Dimensions: 2 x 5.5 x 7.3 in, 0.65 lbs (0.29 kg)
- The Earth's Best Way to Grow
- Excellent Source of Iron for Infants
- Grown Without Potentially Harmful Pesticides or Herbicides
- For Babies Ready to Move Beyond Rice Cereal
- Easily Digestible
- Iron Fortified
- No Genetically Engineered Ingredients
- USDA Organic
- Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth
All Babies Begin Life 100% Pure...Feed Them Accordingly
— From the first spoonful on, you can be sure your baby's rapidly developing little body is getting only the purest, healthiest, organic nutrition there is. We take extra steps, with our cereal, and all our baby foods.
- Organic (Grown Without Potentially Harmful Pesticides or Herbicides)
- Made with No Genetically Engineered Ingredients
- No Added Salt and Sugar
- No Artificial flavors, Colors or Preservatives
- Only Whole Grain
- Iron Fortified
Organic & Made with No Genetically Engineered Ingredients — The long-term effects of potentially harmful pesticide residues are not fully understood, but we do know that the risks are real, especially for infants and children. That's why Earth's Best brings to you only organic foods grown without potentially harmful pesticides or herbicides. Earth's Best is also made without genetically engineered ingredients.
Iron Fortified — We fortify our cereals with iron because it is so crucial to early physical and neurological development.
Whole Grain Natural Goodness — Unlike processed grains, whole grains are not stripped of nutrients. So, your baby gets more naturally occurring vitamins and minerals in a gentle, digestible cereal.
"I wouldn't let my baby play in a field I'd sprayed with potentially harmful herbicides and pesticides. And I wouldn't feed her food I'd grown that way either."
-Kris Kropp, Paonia, CO - Earth's Best Grower
- Remove plastic wrap.
- Pull at corner to peel off seal.
- Push top tab in.
- Pull pour spout down.
Simply Mix & Serve
- Pour desired amount of cereal in a bowl.
- Stir in liquid (breast milk, formula or water).
- Mix to desired consistency.
- Serve as is or warm.
- Discard any remaining cereal from feeding.
For Baby's First Feeding
Mix 1 tablespoon of dry cereal with 3-4 tablespoons of breast milk or formula. Increase liquid to reach desired consistency. Gradually increase serving amount over feedings.
- Heat liquid of choice on medium (50%) power for 15 to 30 seconds.
- Mix thoroughly with cereal to even out temperature.
- Test temperature before serving.
Note: Breast milk should not be microwaved as it breaks down its composition.
Organic whole grain oat flour, tocopherols (vitamin E), electrolytic iron.
May contain traces of wheat.
Store in a cool dry place.
Use within 30 days of opening.
Package sold by weight not volume. (Contents may settle during shipping.)
|Serving Size: 4 Tbsp (14 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 16|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Total Fat||0 g|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||9 g|
|Dietary Fiber||Less than 1 g|
iHerb Customer Reviews
On Products-With-Reviews page, I have more reviews of other products I have bought and used. Your baby also needs a lot of sunlight and DHA for his/her optimal physical and brain development. I buy Nordic Naturals, Baby's DHA with Vitamin D3, 2 fl oz (NOR-53787) for this purpose. Another baby’s first solid food I recommend is Earth's Best, Organic Whole Grain Rice Cereal (JAS-90001). I rotate these two cereals. I don’t worry about “arsenic” in rice cereal at all. Arsenic is a naturally occurring element widely distributed in the earth's crust, in the oceans, and in most plant and animal matter. In the environment, arsenic is combined with oxygen, chlorine, and sulfur to form "inorganic" arsenic compounds. These are the highly toxic forms of arsenic. But in animals and plants, arsenic combines with carbon and hydrogen to form "organic" arsenic compounds, which are far less toxic. The toxicity of arsenic primarily depends on its valence state -- its proclivity for bonding with other molecules. Most inorganic forms of arsenic are highly active and readily bond with molecules in the human body. In other words, the more likely it is to be toxic. Organic arsenic molecules such as arsenobetaine and arsenocholine, on the other hand, have little tendency to bond with human tissue and are rapidly excreted in unchanged form in the urine -- thus making them relatively nontoxic. Because arsenic is so omnipresent in the soil and ocean water, the average person consumes, on average, about 10-50 millionths of a gram of arsenic a day, with over two thirds of that coming from organic sources. And in truth, levels of 1,000 micrograms are not unusual following consumption of fish or mushrooms. But again, there is little danger from these sources because these are organic arsenic compounds and are virtually non-toxic. Inorganic arsenic sprayed on foods as a pesticide would be a different story.
I was so disappointed to open my box of cereal to realise it has turned lumpy. It could be due to our humid weather but I believ it would have helped if it came with a plastic or foil bag