Pete Evans’ paleo cookbook for babies will now only be published as an e-book.
Fairfax Media journalist Lisa Visentin tweeted this afternoon that Pan Macmillian had confirmed the cookbook would not be published.
She also tweeted this excerpt from the publisher’s media statement, which says that the book’s authors “have decided to release a digital version of the book”.
The news follows celebrity chef Pete Evans’ recent claim that the book would be “released in the next week or two”.
The chef and co-author wrote on Facebook: “Our nurturing new book “Bubba Yum Yum” will also being [sic] released in the next week or two, so we’ll keep you updated.”
He added: “We surly [sic] all are part of something very, very special… good things are coming! Good things are here!”
Previously, Mamamia wrote…
Pete Evans’ paleo cookbook for babies — which recommends feeding infants bone broth as a baby formula — is being investigated by the Federal Health Department.
ABC News reports the department said it is “aware of this publication and has concerns about the inadequate nutritional value of some of the recipes, in particular the infant formula”.
It added that it would “continue to investigate”.
The Department of Health has also told The Weekly it was “concerned about the inadequate nutritional values of some of the foods, in particular for infants, and is investigating further.”