A new report has revealed baby food made by some of the country’s largest manufacturers contains toxic heavy metals, including arsenic, cadmium, mercury and lead.
A report by the House Oversight Committee’s subcommittee found baby foods such as sweet potato puree, rice cereals, sweet potato puree, sweet snack puffs, and others contain “significant levels of toxic heavy metals.”
Top baby food companies like Beech-Nut, Gerber, Earth’s Best Organic, and HappyBABY agreed to submit internal documents and test results to the committee. Meanwhile, Campbell, Walmart, and Sprout Organic Foods declined to cooperate with the requests.
Researchers found consumption of the products