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Toxic Chemicals in Baby Food

A recent Congressional report finds that “the FDA has allowed food and chemical companies to taint our food with 'forever chemicals,' jet fuel, and toxic metals like lead and arsenic.” 

The Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, previously warned in a February report that most baby food manufacturers don't test finished products for levels of toxic metals, instead only testing individual ingredients and vastly underestimating such levels in their finished products.

The new report, according to subcommittee chair Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.), "reveals that companies not only under-report the high levels of toxic content in their baby food, but also knowingly keep toxic products on the market." 

Read more: Congressional Report on Toxic Metals in Baby Food Spurs Demand for FDA Action