The FDA is inviting the public and industry leaders to join a webinar at 1 p.m. EST on March 2 to discuss recent draft guidance on lead action levels for foods intended for children youngerContinue Reading FDA to hold webinar on recent draft guidance for industry on lead in baby food
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Tuesday announced draft guidance for the industry on “action levels” for lead in processed foods that are intended for babies and children under two years old, for the purpose…Continue Reading FDA puts focus on lead levels in baby food
After reports of widespread heavy metal contamination in U.S. baby food products surfaced in 2019, the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy launched an investigation targeting seven major manufacturers.
With only…Continue Reading FDA’s ‘Closer to Zero’ plan fails to adequately address toxic heavy metals in baby food
Janet Woodcock, the acting Commissioner of Food and Drugs, and Susan T. Mayne, director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) Thursday announced Closer to Zero, a new action plan for…
Continue Reading FDA announces ‘Closer to Zero’ plan to reduce toxic elements eaten by babies and young children