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Abbott Labs Facility at Center of Baby Formula Contamination Was Known to be Unsanitary

baby formula plant was known to be unsanitaryAccording to documents recently released by the FDA, the agency knew about ongoing cleanliness and contamination issues at the Sturgis, Michigan Abbott facility implicated in contaminated baby formula since at least autumn of 2019. Among the infractions found by federal inspectors during their visit to the plant that manufactures Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare formulas were failures to maintain clean surfaces within the plant that were used ...

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Lawsuits Still Hammering Baby Food Companies in Response to Congressional Report

baby food companies hammered by lawsuits after House report on baby food safetyThe House subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy may have released its scathing report on the state of baby food safety in the United States months ago, but the fallout has yet to show any sign of slowing.

The report issued in early 2021 concluded that “commercial baby foods contain dangerous levels of arsenic, lead, mercury, and cadmium…[that] pose serious health risks ...

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Road to Baby Food MDL May Be More Complicated than Most Thought

plaintiffs and defendants oppose baby food mdlWhen the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy released a report earlier this year alleging widespread heavy metal contamination of some of the nation’s most popular brands of baby food, the lawsuits came almost as quickly as the outrage. Stemming from the expectation that “the food they feed their infants and toddlers [is] free from heavy metal substances known to have significant and dangerous health consequences,” ...

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Lawsuits Pour in As Congressional Report Warns on Baby Food Danger

house subcommittee report leads to flood of baby food lawsuitsIn a report released earlier this year, the House subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy concluded that “commercial baby foods contain dangerous levels of arsenic, lead, mercury, and cadmium…[that] pose serious health risks to babies and toddlers.” The subcommittee sought to study the safety of the leading baby food producers in the US and requested samples from Nurture Inc., Beech-Nut Nutrition Company, Hain Celestial ...

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