Bloomberg Law
Feb. 9, 2021, 3:55 PM

Hain Celestial Latest Baby Food Maker Sued Over Heavy Metals

Julie Steinberg
Julie Steinberg

Hain Celestial Group Inc. is the latest company to be hit with a proposed class suit in a New York federal court alleging it misleads parents into believing its premium baby foods are healthy, nutritious, and non-toxic, when they actually contain undisclosed dangerous levels of lead and other toxic heavy metals.

Gerber Products Co. and Beech-Nut Nutrition Co. also face similar suits.

Hain misleadingly portrays its Earth’s Best Organic line of products as “time-trusted and safe,” and says its products “are made from pure ingredients to help children grow up strong and healthy,” according to the suit, filed Monday ...

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