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Store Brand Sensitivity® Low-Lactose† Infant Formula

Store Brand Sensitivity Low Lactose Formula.
  • Milk-Based, Low-Lactose† Formula with Iron
  • For Fussiness and Gas When Sensitive to Lactose
  • Designed to be More Like Breast Milk
  • 2'-FL HMO Prebiotic to Support Immunity
  • DHA, Lutein & Vitamin E to Support Growth
  • Complete Nutrition for Baby's First Year
  • Compare to the Nutrition of Similac® PRO-SENSITIVE®*
  • Non-GMO** Ingredients Not Genetically Engineered

Why Choose a Low-Lactose† Formula for Conceivable Lactose Sensitivity?

Some babies can handle lactose, a sugar found in milk, without a problem. Others may have difficulty digesting foods with high amounts of lactose. Frequent spit ups, diarrhea, gas, and/or bloating are common signs of lactose sensitivity.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends offering your baby or child foods that are lactose free or lactose reduced if he or she shows signs of lactose intolerance or sensitivity. More information can be found on

Low-Lactose† Sensitivity Baby Formula for Fussiness and Gas

Store Brand Sensitivity Infant Formula with milk proteins contains 95 percent less lactose† than standard milk based formulas. Our Sensitivity formula gives parents and their babies an alternative with many of the same essential ingredients found in formulas that contain 100 percent lactose.

Pediatricians typically recommend cow's milk as a preferred protein source for growing babies. Consult your baby's physician first before considering a soy formula; a milk formula offering reduced amounts of lactose may be suitable for your little one instead.

Store brand Sensitivity® 1 infant formula is a milk-based, low lactose formula that provides complete nutrition for your baby's first year.

What is the Difference between a Low-Lactose Formula and a Soy Formula?

Low lactose formulas and soy-based formulas differ only in the source of protein. Whereas low lactose formula contains a small amount of lactose in the preferred cow's milk proteins, soy-based formulas are a vegetarian-based source of protein derived from soybeans. Both provide a sole source of nutrition for babies, so parents can make their own decisions based on what their pediatricians recommend.

Sensitivity is a Non-GMO** Formula

Like our other milk-based formulas, Store Brand Sensitivity offers complete nutrition for your baby's first year. It is also Non-GMO, meaning it is produced using ingredients that have not been genetically engineered. Sensitivity is also gluten free and Certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union--(U)D.

Store Brand Sensitivity features a blend of nutrients found naturally in breast milk for brain and eye development: DHA, Lutein, and Vitamin E.

  • DHA supports mental and visual development.
  • Lutein is a naturally occurring carotenoid and antioxidant that is concentrated in the eye.
  • Vitamin E is a nutrient that plays a role in healthy cellular development.

Our Store Brand Sensitivity formula also contains antioxidant vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin A, C, E, and Zinc for immune support.

Sensitivity compares to the nutrition of the nationally advertised brand, Similac® PRO-SENSITIVE®* infant formula. Both formulas meet the same Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards and regulations for nutrition, quality, and safety. But you'll pay a lot less for the nutritionally comparable store brand every time.***

Store brand formula offers a low lactose, Sensitivity<sup>®</sup> Infant Formula with milk proteins containing 95 percent less lactose† than standard milk based formulas.

Human Milk Oligosaccharide and Store Brand Sensitivity

Store Brand Sensitivity has human milk oligosaccharide (HMO), a prebiotic that helps establish beneficial bacteria for immune support.

  • HMOs are oligosaccharides**** commonly found in breast milk.
  • The most abundant HMO is known as 2' -fucosyllactose, or 2' -FL.

The oligosaccharide 2' -FL HMO is found naturally and abundant in most mothers' breast milk. We added 2' -FL HMO to Sensitivity so it can help nourish your baby's immune system to be more like the immune system of a breastfed baby.

What Non-GMO Baby Formula Means to Us

We consider an infant formula to be "Non-GMO" if it uses ingredients from crops that do not have a genetically engineered version in the marketplace or, if an ingredient could come from a crop that has a genetically engineered version, that ingredient comes from the version of the crop that has not been genetically engineered.

We take measures to eliminate genetically engineered material in our ingredients, but trace amounts might be present in our products. We disclose that trace levels may be present in finished product from process sources and manufacturing environments. Additionally, some methods used to obtain ingredients (such as fermentation) may involve genetically modified microorganisms or genetically engineered substrate.

Animal feed is often genetically engineered. This may mean some dairy ingredients used in the manufacture of non-GMO infant formulas may originate from cows fed some feed containing genetically engineered ingredients. This is common among many dairy-based non-GMO foods on the market today.

Learn more about what non-GMO means to us at

More on Infant Nutrition: Breastfeeding and Formula Feeding

The makers of store brand formula want you to find your own "formula for success" during your journey as a mother. Breastfeed, formula feed, or combine both to meet your baby's nutritional needs. Do what works for you—and be sure to speak with your child's pediatrician to find the right solution or "best formula" for your infant.

Breastfeeding is recommended by experts, but not all moms can breastfeed for the entire 12 months for a variety of reasons. According to, 85 percent of new moms eventually formula-feed their babies.

Store Brand Advantage baby formula meets the nutritional recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), an organization of 62,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults

  • The AAP urges moms to breastfeed because mother's milk contains all the nutrients, vitamins, and minerals your baby needs.
  • The AAP also recognizes that infant formula is the only safe alternative to breastfeeding.
  • Infant formula is required by law to provide a sole source of nutrition for infant growth and development.

AAP offers guidance on bottle feeding and mixing formula with water on its website

Vermont and Ohio: Meeting Rigorous Nutrition, Quality and Safety Standards

It's called formula for a reason. All infant formulas sold in the United States meet the same FDA standards. Store brand formula meets these nutrition and safety standards, as well as the recommendations of the AAP.

  • Store brand infant formulas are produced in FDA-inspected facilities in Vermont and Ohio, U.S.A.
  • Our dairy ingredients are sourced from leading dairy markets, including the United States, Canada, and New Zealand.

We are also fully compliant with the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Code, which certifies that a supplier's food safety and quality management system complies with this international and domestic food-safety standard.

Parents Want the Very Best for their Babies

As parents, we know you want the best for your baby, especially in making infant feeding choices. Be sure to ask your pediatrician about store brand infant formula.

More and more healthcare professionals are helping families separate marketing hype from fact. A growing number of pediatricians realize that selecting an infant formula can be a very emotional decision for parents. They know moms and dads naturally want the "best formula" for their baby, equating higher cost with higher quality.

But the facts are different, and the only significant difference between store brands and nationally advertised baby formula brands is price.

  • Our infant formulas offer quality nutrition and are comparable to advertised brands.
  • Store brand formulas offer significant savings versus the big brands.

By choosing store brand infant formula, your baby gets everything that matters but you pay up to half the cost of formula that is heavily marketed as a big brand. ***

Store brand Sensitivity, like Similac® Sensitive® all other baby formula brands, meets FDA standards
Store Brand
Nutrients/100 Cal.
Protein g 2.1 2.1
Fat g 5.4 5.4
Carbohydrate g 10.9 10.9
Water g 134 141
Linoleic Acid mg 860 1000
Vitamin A IU 300 300
Vitamin D IU 60 60
Vitamin E IU 1.5 1.5
Vitamin K mcg 8 8
Vitamin B1 mcg 100 100
Vitamin B2 mcg 160 160
Vitamin B6 mcg 63 63
Vitamin B12 mcg 0.26 0.26
Niacin mcg 1100 1100
Folic Acid mcg 16 16
Pantothenic Acid mcg 470 470
Biotin mcg 4.6 4.6
Vitamin C mg 9 9
Choline mg 24 24
Inositol mg 4.5 4.5
Calcium mg 88 88
Phosphorus mg 59 59
Magnesium mg 6 6
Iron mg 1.9 1.9
Zinc mg 0.79 0.79
Manganese mcg 5 5
Copper mcg 95 95
Iodine mcg 9 9
Selenium mcg 2 2
Sodium mg 32 32
Potassium mg 110 110
Chloride mg 68 68

Ingredient Source Information
Produced & Packaged in the USA

Major Ingredients in Our Sensitivity Formula
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†95% less lactose than standard milk-based infant formulas. Product nutrient values and ingredients are subject to change. Please see product label for current information.

*Similac PRO-SENSITIVE® is a registered trademark of Abbott Laboratories. Store Brand Sensitivity® Infant Formula is NOT made by or affiliated with Abbott Laboratories. Store Brand Sensitivity® infant formula does not contain the identical proprietary ingredient blend of prebiotics, patented levels of nucleotides, lutein, and lycopene in Similac PRO-SENSITIVE®.

**As used on this website, Non-GMO means the ingredients were not genetically engineered.

***Comparison based on May 2018 price survey of Store Brand Sensitivity® vs. Similac PRO-SENSITIVE®. Actual prices may vary by store location and product.

****Not from human milk.

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