It also stated that some products labelled certified organic had higher amounts of mercury and lead than conventional baby foods.
Most food manufacturers regularly screen for conventional contaminants like E. coli, salmonella, and listeria, but this new study looked at 130 different environmental contaminants from heavy metals and pesticides to antibiotics.
Identifying the top and bottom five cereals, formulas, snacks, drinks and jar meals in terms of unsafe chemical contents Clean Label Project concluded their findings in the research.
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"The baby industry needs to do a better job in protecting America's most vulnerable population", Jaclyn Brown, the executive director of the Clean Label Project, told USA Today. This compound is largely present in baby products and infant formulas. Rice often absorbs arsenic from contaminated soil as it grows in the environment. The organization tests products in various categories (thus far they have tested pet food and baby food) for contaminates and then rates them on a five-star scale, with five stars representing the "purest". Lead can also be the result of the manufacturing process though there are strict rules regarding what lead can and can't be used in because of the known health risks of exposure.
A recent study conducted by Clean Label Project revealed that many baby food products bought in the last five months tested positive for arsenic and other toxic chemicals. On the other hand, specific products from Peaceful Planet Toddler, Abbott EleCare, Happy Tot, Comforts For Toddler were at the bottom of the list. Due to this babies can also develop abnormalities at the later stage of life.
They concluded their findings by identifying the top and bottom five cereals, formulas, snacks, drinks and jar meals in terms of risky chemical contents.
Of the products that claim to be BPA-free, 60 percent were found positive for the industrial chemical bisphenol A.