Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has reportedly called for action from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in response to a study purportedly showing that 95% of baby foods contained at least some lead, arsenic, mercury or cadmium content. Schumer reportedly said that consumers “rightfully expect those foods to be undeniably safe, appropriately regulated and nutritiously sustaining” and called for regulators to examine the study and release a public statement on its results.

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