Arsenic found in baby food (again)

A sweetener used in many organic foods may be a hidden source of arsenic, new research suggests. The sweetener, organic brown rice syrup, is found in some infant formulas. Of the 17 infant milk formulas tested, 2 had listed organic brown rice syrup as the primary ingredient. These two formulas, one dairy-based and one soy-based,Continue reading “Arsenic found in baby food (again)”

Arsenic and other toxins found in baby food

Small amounts of arsenic and other toxins have been found in top-selling baby foods, according to a study in the Journal of Food Chemistry.  Swedish researchers in the study tested leading brands from Organix, HiPP, Nestle and Holle. Arsenic contamination of crops is a known problem associated with past pesticide use. Besides arsenic, other toxic elementsContinue reading “Arsenic and other toxins found in baby food”