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Plum Organics Baby Food and Heavy Metals California Class Action

The House of Representatives Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, Committee on Oversight and Reform published a report on baby foods produced by the seven largest baby food companies in the US, finding that they are “tainted with significant levels of toxic heavy metals, including arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury.” Plum was not one of  Read more

Container of Plum Organics Just Peaches Product

Happy Baby’s Baby Food Contains Heavy Metals Class Action

When parents buy baby foods, they expect that the makers will have taken care to make the foods healthy and safe. But a recent Congressional Subcommittee report has shown that a number of the most popular brands of baby foods contain heavy metals, such as arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury. The complaint for this class  Read more

Container of Happy Baby Apple Broccoli Puffs

ArtNaturals Hand Sanitizers Benzene Content Class Action

This class action brings suit against Virgin Scent, Inc., which does business as ArtNaturals, for its hand sanitizer products. The complaint alleges that the hand sanitizers contain benzene, which is a known carcinogen, “at levels many multiples of the emergency, interim limit set by” the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Read more

Bottle of ArtNaturals Hand Sanitizer

Annie’s Macaroni & Cheese Phthalate Content Class Action

“For years,” claims the complaint for this class action, Annie’s “has been aware that its Products contain phthalates but only recently has it pledged to take steps to remove these harmful chemicals.” Phthalates are chemicals that are used to make plastics flexible. However, they may migrate into food from the substances it makes contact with  Read more

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Phthalate Content Class Action

Phthalates—chemicals that are used to make plastics flexible—may migrate into food from the materials it makes contact with during processing or packaging. The complaint for this class action brings suit against the Kraft Heinz Company, alleging that phthalates—which tend to bind to fatty products—are present in its Kraft Macaroni & Cheese products.  Read more

Box of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese

Sprout Baby Foods Heavy Metal Content California Class Action

Sprout Foods, Inc. makes baby food under the Sprout Organic brand. It is one of the three baby food makers that did not cooperate with the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, Committee on Oversight and Reform in the US House of Representatives in their investigation of heavy metals in US baby foods. The complaint  Read more

General Mills Mac and Cheese Products Phthalates Content Class Action

This class action brings suit against General Mills, Inc., alleging that a long list of the company’s Mac & Cheese products contain ortho-phthalates or phthalates. The complaint alleges that the substances are “dangerous and harmful chemicals” that have been linked to a number of diseases and conditions, and that they are particularly dangerous for pregnant  Read more

Bowl of Shells with Cheese

Happy Baby Food Contains Significant Levels of Heavy Metals Class Action

Nurture, Inc. does business as Happy Family Brands, selling baby foods under, for example, the brand Happy Baby Organics. Unfortunately, two recent reports have alleged that Nurture and other companies permit baby foods to contain objectionable levels of heavy metals, including arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury. The complaint for this class action brings suit against  Read more

Jar of Happy Baby Organics Pears

Beech-Nut Baby Food Heavy Metal Content Class Action

A recent report from a US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, Committee on Oversight and Reform has created a stir among parents of infants, because it alleges that major makers of baby food have permitted heavy metals in their products. The complaint for this class action bring suit against Beech-Nut Nutrition  Read more

Beech-Nut Apple Stage 1 Baby Food

Happy Family Organics Contaminated Baby Food Class Action

A report from a House of Representatives Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, Committee on Oversight and Reform has stirred up a storm about heavy metals in baby food. This class action brings suit against Nurture, Inc., alleging that the company’s baby foods contain arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury.  Read more

Package of Happy Baby Yogis