Cinnamon Applesauce Poisoning Investigation Unveils Shocking Lead Levels: Over 2,000 Times Higher Than Standards
A dark shadow has been cast over a seemingly innocent children's snack: cinnamon applesauce pouches. What began as reports of elevated blood lead levels in young children has morphed into a disturbing investigation into lead contamination far exceeding acceptable limits. The culprit? Lead levels in certain brands of pouches found to be more than 2,000 times higher than proposed safety standards.
A joint effort by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC. . .