• FDA Rolls Out Proposed Limits on Lead in Processed Baby Foods

    7 days ago - By MedPageToday

    The FDA on Tuesday unveiled recommended limits on lead levels in processed baby foods including fruits and vegetables, dry cereals, and yogurts, among others, with the potential for adverse neurodevelopmental effects cited as...
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  • FDA puts limit on lead levels in baby food

    FDA puts limit on lead levels in baby food

    7 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Per new guidance released Tuesday, lead prevalence should be limited to 10 parts per billion in fruits, some vegetables and yogurt, and 20ppb in root vegetables.
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  • F.D.A. Proposes Limits for Lead in Baby Food

    F.D.A. Proposes Limits for Lead in Baby Food

    7 days ago - By NY Times

    The agency estimated that the guidelines could reduce young children's dietary exposure to lead by about 25 percent.
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  • FDA Proposes Limits Amount Of Lead In Processed Baby Foods

    FDA Proposes Limits Amount Of Lead In Processed Baby Foods

    7 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    The Food and Drug Administration has just proposed maximum limits for how much lead can be in processed baby foods like mashed fruit and vegetables. The move is part of the agency's Closer to Zero project, which aims to reduce childhood exposure to heavy metal contaminants with known health hazards like lead, arsenic, cadmium, and mercury from baby food. “For more than 30 years, the FDA has been working to reduce exposure to lead, and other environmental contaminants, from foods. This work has resulted in a dramatic decline in lead exposure from foods since the mid-1980s. “The proposed...
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