Baby Food Recall Lawsuit: Toxic Heavy Metals Found In Baby Food Products

By | December 14, 2021

A recent report by the government revealed the presence of large levels of heavy metals that are toxic in various brand names of baby foods. The metals – arsenic, cadmium mercury, and lead pose significant dangers to the development of children and infants. Specifically, these toxic metals are linked with autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. 

Parents who used these baby food items were shocked and furious to learn that some of the biggest baby food manufacturers knew they were selling contaminated products. Legal action at has been taken to help injured victims with compensation as well as to hold the manufacturer accountable for their negligent actions. The lawyers are currently looking into the issue and taking cases in order to seek justice for the victims across the country.

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The Subcommittee asserts that high levels of toxic metals were discovered in baby food items:

  • Arsenic
  • Cadmium
  • Lead
  • Mercury

Exposure to these chemicals can result in the following for children:

  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Continuous declines in IQ
  • Greater risk of criminal and antisocial behaviors
  • Long-term brain function impairment
  • Negative neurological effects

How can a Baby Food Lawsuit Help?

People who have been injured or affected are able to benefit by filing a child food lawsuit in order to seek a legal resolution. The settlement or damages made in such a case could provide financial relief and support to:

  • Medical expenses that continue for a long time
  • Therapy and treatments that are not included.
  • A loss of enjoyment from life
  • The cost of the expenses is not covered under normal insurance