Lead in Juice Boxes and Baby Foods

Here’s another reason to make your own juice and baby foods at home, and package in glass or stainless food and drink containers…

On June 9, 2010 the Environmental Law Foundation filed Notices of Violation of California Proposition 65 Toxics Right to Know law, alleging the toxic chemical lead was found in a variety of children’s and baby foods.  The specific food categories included apple juice, grape juice, packaged pears and peaches (includine baby food), and fruit cocktail. 

Read the entire store here.

Products are made by a large range of manufacturers, including:  Del Monte, Trader Joe’s, Kikkerland, Beech Nut, Gerber, Hanssen’s, S&W, Kroger, Santa Cruz, O Organics and others.  To see the entire list by the Environmental Law Foundation click here.