Gillibrand calls for limit to toxic metals in baby food
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing for legislation to limit levels of toxic metals in baby food.
The push comes after a congressional investigation into many top-brands.
Exposure to heavy metals can disrupt infant development and may cause a variety of health issues.
The "Baby Food Safety Act" would limit the amount of lead, mercury, arsenic and cadmium in baby food by putting strict requirements on manufacturers.
Food manufacturers would be required to regularly test their baby foods, and make sure they are under new, lowered limits.