Wednesday, 10 February 2021

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

quote [ Healthy Babies Bright Futures published a report in 2019 that found toxic metals in 95% of the baby foods randomly pulled off supermarket shelves and tested -- that exposé was the "inspiration" for the subcommittee's work, Krishnamoorthi told CNN. ]

Totally healthy problems for a totally healthy country.
[SFW] [health] [+3]
[by steele@12:52pmGMT]

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conception said @ 8:33pm GMT on 10th Feb
This has been known for a while - rice in America is not great. And while the article is correct, the better title would be "American government doesn't regulate heavy metals in baby food." Of course the manufacturers are going to do the letter of the law and not the intent. If you want things better, change the law/regulations, easy peasy.

Well, not during neo-fascists times but the messaging is pretty easy here.
captainstubing said @ 4:10am GMT on 12th Feb
I'm still waiting for actual baby food. Tinned babies. That sounds delicious! But not ones fed on this crap.
mechanical contrivance said @ 4:49pm GMT on 12th Feb
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nb20VpWGocw
captainstubing said @ 2:37am GMT on 13th Feb
Ha! Yeah, but before we snack on babies I'm going to need a couple of Stimutacs. Gimme gimme gimme!
zarathustra said @ 3:31am GMT on 13th Feb
Reminds me of back when Gerber marketed baby food in African regions where few spoke English and the picture on the can was assumed to depict what was in it.
backSLIDER said @ 5:29am GMT on 12th Feb
The article seems to be trying not to name the brands.
Nurture, Inc. (Nurture), which sells Happy Family Organics, including baby food
products under the brand name HappyBABY
• Beech-Nut Nutrition Company (Beech-Nut)
• Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Hain), which sells baby food products under the brand
name Earth’s Best Organic
• Gerber
• Campbell Soup Company (Campbell), which sells baby food products under the
brand name Plum Organics
• Walmart Inc. (Walmart), which sells baby food products through its private brand
Parent’s Choice
• Sprout Foods, Inc. (Sprout Organic Foods)

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