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Public action groups call for separate food arm at FDA to streamline food safety
Consumer groups continue to call for faster and more efficient work from FDA on a variety of topics including heavy metals in baby food and the recent outbreak of cronobacter from infant formula.
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FDA announces limit on inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereals
The Food and Drug Administration has announced the availability of a final guidance for industry entitled “Inorganic Arsenic in Rice Cereals for Infants: Action Level.”
“This guidance finalizes FDA’s action level for inorganic arsenic
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Senator wants action now to resolve problems with baby, toddler foods
Sen. Chuck Schumer wants immediate action from the FDA to address toxic metals in baby food. He is also demanding the agency tell the public what it’s going to do about the food safety problem.
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Coalition called “The Baby Food Council” says it will take on heavy metals
A coalition of companies and others formed last January announced Thursday it was taking on “the challenge of reducing heavy metals in young children’s food.
With the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food and…
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Arsenic in infant rice cereals compared with lead exposure
Infant rice cereals are popular with parents because they are affordable, easy to digest, and unlikely to cause…
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