3 Things Parents Should Know About Toxic Heavy Metals in Baby Foods
Many popular baby food brands contain dangerous levels of mercury, lead, cadmium and arsenic, according to a new investigation by a House of Representatives oversight committee. Exposure to these toxic heavy metals can be harmful to babies, since they can slow growth and development, increase cancer risk and potentially lead to behavioral and learning issues.
One baby food brand contained as much as 180 parts per billion, or ppb, of inorganic arsenic.
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