Posts Tagged 'baby food safety'

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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