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Report: 95% of tested baby foods in the US contain toxic metals

One year ago   |   By WCVB

PARENT ALERT: Toxic heavy metals damaging to your baby's brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new report.
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95% of tested baby foods in the US contain toxic metals, report says

95% of tested baby foods in the US contain toxic metals, report says

One year ago   |   By WGN TV

Toxic heavy metals damaging to your baby's brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday.
Tests of 168 baby foods from major manufacturers in the US found 95% contained lead, 73% contained arsenic, 75% contained cadmium and 32% contained mercury. One fourth of the foods contained all four heavy metals.
One in five baby foods tested had over 10 times the 1-ppb limit of lead endorsed by public health advocates, although experts agree that no level of lead is safe.
The results mimicked a previous study by the...
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