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Thu Feb 4, 2021, 04:07 PM

Leading baby food manufacturers knowingly sold products with high levels of toxic metals, a congress

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Full title - Leading baby food manufacturers knowingly sold products with high levels of toxic metals, a congressional investigation found

Four leading baby food manufacturers knowingly sold baby food that contained high levels of toxic heavy metals, according to internal company documents included in a congressional investigation released Thursday.

"Dangerous levels of toxic metals like arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury exist in baby foods at levels that exceed what experts and governing bodies say are permissible," said Democratic Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi of Illinois, chair of the House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, which conducted the investigation, signed by the Democratic members.

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Internal testing done by Gerber; Beech-Nut Nutrition Company; Nurture, Inc., which sells Happy Baby products; and Hain Celestial Group, Inc., which sells Earth's Best Organic baby food, showed levels of heavy metals far above limits set for bottled water by the FDA and the US Environmental Protection Agency, the congressional investigators found.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/04/health/baby-food-heavy-metal-toxins-wellness/index.html



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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Feb 4, 2021, 04:53 PM

1. Lots of questions: Why are those substances there, what sources?

What is the nature of those substances?

What materials, additives, water sources, veg or meat materials sources made this possible?

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Response to NotHardly (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 4, 2021, 05:18 PM

2. Wouldn't that be what the investigation might be about?

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Feb 4, 2021, 05:34 PM

3. When Gerber foods was

 

purchased by a South America Company,the Michigan Operations were closed down and moved South as a major so called Labor Saving move. As I recall,Gerber was a Union Shop all the way to the Janitorial Teams. As a Wholesale Buyer at the time,the first shipment from their Latin Facilities was fraught with spoiled and out dated product. We latter learned of Contamination issues from both our State Health people as well as the FDA.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Feb 4, 2021, 08:20 PM

4. duplicate

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Thu Feb 4, 2021, 09:20 PM

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