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Manufacturers Permit Heavy Metals in Baby Food Class Action

A recent US House of Representatives Subcommittee report has led to a rash of lawsuits against baby food makers, because it found heavy metals in samples of baby food. This class action brings suit against four of them—Hain Celestial Group, Inc., Gerber Products Company, Beech-Nut Nutrition Company, and Plum, PBC. It alleges their baby foods  Read more

Jar of Happy Baby Organics Pears

Walmart Parent’s Choice Heavy Metals in Baby Food Class Action

Walmart’s line of baby foods is called Parent’s Choice. It includes snacks, “rice rusks,” and traditional jars of pureed foods. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the baby foods contain toxic heavy metals, including arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury, that threaten children’s health and well-being. The complaint refers to a Congressional Subcommittee  Read more

Parent's Choice Blueberry Rice Rusks

Parent’s Choice Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals Class Action

When the House of Representatives Subcommittee was investigating heavy metals in baby foods, Walmart’s Parent’s Choice was one of the makers that refused to cooperate with the investigation. The complaint for this class action alleges that Walmart “chose to omit or conceal” that its Parent’s Choice baby foods “contained, or were at risk of containing,  Read more

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Beech-Nut Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals Class Action

Beech-Nut Nutrition Company makes baby foods that it markets as being “100% Natural” and good for babies. However, the complaint for this class action allege that Beech-Nut baby foods actually contain significant amounts of heavy metals that may harm infants and children. The allegations are based on two reports, including one from a Congressional subcommittee.  Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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