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FDA’s New Closer to Zero Action Levels Won’t Get Us Closer to Zero
Healthy Babies Bright Futures’ statement on Closer to Zero’s proposed action levels — after years of FDA’s stalling.
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The Healthy Babies Initiative Awards Six Grants for Cities That Plan to Reduce Neurotoxic Exposures in Babies’ Air, Food, and Environments
Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) and the Mayors Innovation Project (MIP) are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2022 Healthy Babies Initiative. Awards were granted to the five cities whose proposals represented their ability to scale and tailor one of five existing strategies to equitably reduce neurotoxic exposures for babies with resilience co-benefits.
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New Congressional Report Highlights Baby Food Companies’ Reckless Behavior and Flaws in FDA’s Protective Limits
New data shows that Walmart, Sprout, and Plum baby food brands have willingly sold products whose arsenic levels were well over FDA’s 100 ppb protective limit. These findings prove that even after repeated warnings and reports, companies continue to focus on profit over people.
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2021 Healthy Babies Initiative Grant Recipients Announced: Empowering City Leaders to Improve Children’s Health and Reduce Disparities
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Healthy Babies Bright Futures Awards Grants to Three Cities That Commit to Reducing Neurotoxic Exposures as a Part of Sustainability Planning
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Rep. Krishnamoorthi’s Baby Food Safety Act Promises to Protect Babies’ Brain Development By Limiting Heavy Metals in Baby Food
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Healthy Babies Bright Futures’ Response to FDA’s Newest Baby Food Letter
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Congressional Study Based on Healthy Babies Bright Futures’ 2019 Report Confirms “Significant Levels of Toxic Heavy Metals” in Commercial Baby Food
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New Study Shows That 40% of Homes’ Tap Water Has Too Much Lead for Bottle-Fed Infants
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Healthy Babies Initiative Winners Announced: Empowering City Leaders to Improve Children’s Health and Reduce Disparities
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