In 20% of samples of baby food from American producers found lead

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Baby food in America was not as safe as we would like. Representatives of the Environmental Defense Fund found in 20% samples of the products of American manufacturers, the presence of heavy metals.

Often in baby food find significant levels of lead can cause neurological problems and developmental delay children. Also found and other metals. The analysis covered data for 11 years. Just taken 2164 samples of baby food.

The greatest amount of lead found in grape and Apple juice – 89% and 55% of samples. Also lead there in 86% of samples of baby sweet potatoes, 44% of the samples of grated carrots and 47% of the samples of cookies.

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