Woman finds worms in baby's formula after feeding infant

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Helen Williamson says she saw the worms crawling inside her baby's bottle (KTRK)

The baby's mother couldn't believe what she found inside her bottle.

"You guys are not going to believe this," Helen Williamson says in a viral video. "I found worms! Lots of worms!"

Williamson says the source was even more shocking: a can of Nutramigen baby formula.

"I went to burp her like normal. I happened to glance over at the bottle and saw, you know, waves," Williamson says. "I pick up the bottle and hold it in the light, and I see worms like inching up."

She says the baby bottle was brand new and freshly washed. Unfortunately, she's not the only one who has experienced this problem before.

Taylor Seyler says she noticed the worms in another baby formula after her child had consumed two ounces.

"I was like, oh, that's great," Seyler says.

The company that produced Similac says a third-party entomologist looked at the photos and determined they were Indian Meal Moth Larva.

Similac claims the larva entered the product after they were shipped from their facilities and the safety seal was removed.

Seyler says if this is happening, the formula companies should put a warning about the potential for worms showing up inside the cans.

"Have a disclaimer, make a post about it," Seyler says.

Williamson agrees.

"You know I depend on that company and this is what happens. Then I hear that this isn't the first time. It's not right. It really isn't," Williamson says. "This is a nightmare."
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