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Nurture, Target, Whole Foods Sued Over Lead Levels in Baby Food

June 15, 2021, 8:10 PM

Baby food maker Nurture Inc. and retailers Target Corp. and Whole Foods Market California Inc. violate California’s Proposition 65 law because of lead in two Nurture products, according to a suit filed Tuesday in state court

“Happytot” apple and spinach oat bars, and “Happytot” cheese and spinach raviolis are marketed specifically for toddlers but contain lead in amounts greater than the permissible daily limits, Ecological Alliance LLC of Laguna Hills, Calif., alleges.

Testing showed that one serving of the ravioli product exposes a child to about 6.23 micrograms of lead—more than 12 times the 0.5 micrograms allowed per day under ...

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