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FDA Proposes New Limits on Lead in Commercial Baby Food

HeadlineJan 25, 2023

The FDA proposed new legal limits on the amount of lead permitted in foods for babies and toddlers. The agency estimates the new levels could reduce dietary exposure to lead by about 25%. Researchers say even low exposure can lead to learning disabilities and other health impacts.

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