U.S. FDA says it will boost sampling and inspections in bid to reduce toxic elements in baby food

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it will boost sampling of foods for babies and young children and increase inspections after a congressional report found “dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals” in some baby foods that it said could cause neurological damage. The FDA stopped short of committing to issuing new regulations,… Read More U.S. FDA says it will boost sampling and inspections in bid to reduce toxic elements in baby food

U.S. investigators find toxic heavy metals in some baby food

U.S. congressional investigators found “dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals” in certain baby foods that could cause neurological damage, a House Oversight subcommittee said in a report released on Thursday in calling for new standards and testing requirements. The panel examined products made by Nurture Inc, Hain Celestial Group Inc, Beech-Nut Nutrition and Gerber, a… Read More U.S. investigators find toxic heavy metals in some baby food