New report finds toxic chemicals in the majority of baby foods tested

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A new study published by the nonprofit Healthy Babies Bright Future (HBBF) is raising alarms about many baby foods. It shows that 95 percent of the nearly 170 baby foods tested contain toxic chemicals like arsenic, lead and mercury.

These toxins can permanently alter a baby’s developing brain, erode their I.Q. and affect behavior.

Rachel Rothman, Pediatric Dietitian and Feeding Expert at Nutrition in Bloom, was in studio to discuss these findings.

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