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FDA Proposes New Action Levels to Reduce Lead Exposure in Baby and Toddler Foods

The US Food and Drug Administration has proposed a new draft guidance to set the allowable levels of lead in certain baby and toddler foods to 20 parts per billion or less. This could result in a 24-27% reduction in exposure to lead from these foods for babies and young children. The FDA is now seeking public comment on the proposed guidance to help inform their decision-making process.