On March 5, 2021, FDA issued a public statement announcing regulatory actions to reduce toxic elements — with a particular focus on arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury — in food for babies and young children. FDA cited the risk heavy metals pose to infant and young children’s neurological development. The Agency indicated that it would take the following actions:
Joelle Groshek is an associate in Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP’s food litigation and regulatory team and is a member of the firm’s consumer products & retail and food & agribusiness groups. She represents food manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in litigation arising from recalls and foodborne illness outbreaks and supply-chain disputes.
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