Organic Baby Food 

They have found any baby formulas brands containing hazardous levels of heavy metals in their products.

According to CNN:

Arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury are in the World Health Organization's top 10 chemicals of concern for infants and children. Arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury are in the World Health Organization's top 10 chemicals of concern for infants and children. Arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury are in the World Health Organization's top 10 chemicals of concern for infants and children. Arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury are in the World Health Organization's top 10 chemicals of concern for infants and children.

"Dangerous levels of toxic metals like arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury exist in baby foods at levels that exceed what experts and governing bodies say is permissible,"

 

Here are the brands that are being found guilty. Recognize them so you can avoid them.

Happy Baby products; and Hain Celestial Group, Inc., which sells Earth's Best Organic baby food, showed levels of heavy metals far above limits set for bottled water by the FDA and the US Environmental Protection Agency, the congressional investigators found.

According to CNN:

These are the additional companies and their brands investigated:

While it is unacceptable that no one is regulating this, it is up to us to educate ourselves and research.

⭐ In California there is a law that protects the consumers from higher levels of heavy metals in any products sold in the state. I can review the products and see if they carry the heavy metals warning.

🌿 On this page I listed the safest brands on the market that reach my criteria:

  • USDA Certified organic: that means made with at least 95% organic ingredients and pesticides and GMOs are not allowed

  • California proposition 65 warning-free

  • Natural flavors-free: undisclosed mix of ingredients

  • Rice-free: because it contains arsenic

  • Internal Testing & 3rd Party Tested for Heavy Metals

  • Clean Label Project Purity Award & Pesticide Free Award

A baby’s first foods should be nutrient-focused and include healthy fats, quality meats, and vegetables. Fat is essential for nutrient absorption, brain development, hormone regulation, and building the immune system. Meat is not only totally digestible for babies, but it is a far more efficient source of protein than any other food we eat. Prioritizing meat, fat, and vegetables over sugary fruits, beans, and grains will help your baby’s energy and mood.

Healthier babies will sleep better through the night, rarely cry, hardly will ever get sick, will eat anything, and will have healthy consistent stools.

That's why is important how we feed them, to grow up happy, healthy, and strong!

Good quality fats such as avocado and olive oil

Your baby needs 30g of fat per day! This supports brain development, hormone regulation and builds the immune system. Fat is also needed for your baby’s digestive system to absorb fat-soluble vitamins like A, D, E and K.

Fats are satiating foods, which means your baby will feel full longer and get a longer, higher-quality night’s sleep.

Veggie

Choosing veggies, meat, and fat over fruit purees means more balanced nutrition and fewer blood sugar crashes.

Your baby naturally enjoys sweeter foods, but the high sugar content in fruit can be excessive for their tiny bodies.

Vegetables contain the same important vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and fiber as fruits and then some!

Choosing veggies, meat, and fat over fruit purees means more balanced nutrition and fewer blood sugar crashes.

Every bite counts. Choose foods that are easy to absorb and nutrient-dense. Meat is high in protein, zinc, iron, and B vitamins.

Your baby's stomach contains all the enzymes necessary to digest meat.

Amino acids in animal protein are better absorbed than protein from vegetables.

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Serenity Kids Organic Baby Food 

🌿This is my number one choice: this is the only one brand that meets all my criteria:

USDA Certified Organic, made in the USA

Heavy metal-free

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preservatives-free

Citric acid-free

gluten-free, dairy-free, and no sugar added

Packed with the good stuff, made with organic veggies, grass-fed meats, average 5g of protein & contain no added sugar.

Products made with healthy fats from sources like olive oil & avocado oil, to support ​fat fuels brain development and growth.

They believe regenerative agriculture is the gold standard.

They are made with incredibly clean and simple ingredients

INGREDIENTS:

Chicken: Organic Pea, Organic Carrot, Organic Free Range Chicken, Water, Organic Avocado Oil.

Roots: Organic Carrot, Organic Sweet Potato, Water, Organic Beet, Organic Olive Oil

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Serenity Kids Organic Grain Free Puffs 

🌿Tasty, nutritious, and none of the junk - because every bite counts. Introducing Grain Free Puffs

Growing toddlers love snacks!

These Grain-Free Puffs are deliciously savory and contain whole food ingredients with ZERO grams of sugar.

Suitable for toddlers who can sit independently, use a pincer grasp to self-feed, crawl with their stomach off the ground or use their jaws to mash food between gums. Plus, they easily dissolve in the mouth - so no teeth are necessary!​

  • No Teeth Required

  • No Fillers like Gains, Rice or Sugar! 

  • Made with Olive Oil

  • 100% USDA Organic Cassava

  • Nutrient-Rich Ingredients

  • Savory Flavors - Made with Olive Oil

INGREDIENTS: Cassava Flour*, Tapioca Starch* (Derived from Cassava)*, Olive Oil*, Carrot Powder*, Sweet Potato Powder*, Beet Powder*, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Rosemary Extract*, Ginger*. (*indicates organic)

A2 Whole Milk Toddler Formula
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🌿Introducing Serenity Kids Grass Fed A2 Whole Milk Toddler Formula - a nutrient rich, easy to digest formula - made with a unique combination of A2 protein, quality fats, carbohydrates, and a variety of essential prebiotics, vitamins, and minerals.

  • Grass-Fed Organic A2 Whole Milk 

  • Nutrient-Rich Fats

  • Organic Lactose

  • Prebiotics (HMOs, GOS, FOS) 

  • 5 Nucleotides

  • DHA & ARA (non hexane extracted)

  • Better Vitamin Sources

  • Intended for children 12 months+

MADE WITHOUT: Corn or Rice Syrup, Industrial Seed Oils, Synthetic Folic Acid, Grains, Soy, GMOs, and Gluten.

INGREDIENTS: Organic Lactose, Organic A2 Whole Milk Powder, Organic Galactooligosaccharides, Organic Whey Protein Concentrate, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Palm Oil, Organic Cocoa Butter, Less than 2% of: Human Milk Oligosaccharides (2'-fucosyllactose, Lacto-N-neotetraose), Organic Inulin, Algal Oil, Organic Sunflower Lecithin, Organic Egg Lecithin, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Citrate, Sodium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Nucleotides (Adenosine-5-Monophosphate, Cytidine-5-Monophosphate, Disodium Guanosine-5-Monophosphate, Disodium Inosine-5-Monophosphate, Disodium Uridine-5-Monophosphate), Choline Bitartrate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Magnesium Phosphate, Inositol, Natural Mixed Tocopherols, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Methylcobalamin, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Zinc Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Niacinamide, Ferrous Sulfate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Copper Sulfate, Ascorbic Acid, L-Methylfolate, Kelp Powder, Manganese Glycinate, Phylloquinone, Sodium Selenite, Biotin, Vitamin D3, Vitamin D2. (*indicates organic)

Orgain Kids Protein Nutritional Shake
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🌿Healthy and organic nutrition from growing grams kids age 2 and up. Perfect for picky eaters, convenient on the go meals, a quick breakfast, lunch box treats, snacks, before sports, and dessert.

🌿8 grams of clean organic protein (from organic grass milk protein and organic whey protein concentrate), 3 dietary fiber, 22 vitamins & minerals, 10 organic fruits and vegetables, organic complex carbohydrates from brown rice, 200 calories per serving

🌿USDA organic, gluten free, vegetarian friendly, soy free, kosher, non GMO, carrageenan free. Free of all artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives

MADE WITHOUT: Corn or Rice Syrup, Industrial Seed Oils, Synthetic Folic Acid, Grains, Soy, GMOs, and Gluten.

INGREDIENTS: Filtered Water, Organic Evaporated Cane Sugar, Orgain Organic Protein Blend (Organic Grass Fed Milk Protein Concentrate, Organic Whey Protein Concentrate), Organic High Oleic Sunflower Oil, Organic Rice Dextrins, Organic Brown Rice Syrup, Organic Inulin, Organic Natural Flavors, Orgain Vitamin Blend Tocopherol Acetate, Sodium Ascorbate, Magnesium Sulfate, Zinc Gluconate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Gluconate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Folic Acid, Biotin, Potassium Iodide, Cholecalciferol, Cyanocobalamin, Organic Rice Bran Extract, Tricalcium Phosphate, Sodium Phosphate, Gellan Gum, Organic Locust Bean Gum, Potassium Chloride, Sea Salt, Orgain Organic Veggie Blend (Organic Kale, Organic Beet, Organic Spinach, Organic Carrot, Organic Tomato), Orgain Organic Fruit Blend (Organic Blueberry, Organic Banana, Organic Acai, Organic Apple, Organic Raspberry) ALLERGEN STATEMENT: Contains Milk

NOTE:  this have natural flavors, I didn't find yet an organic one with NF.