Academy Statement on Food Safety Throughout Lifecycle

02/24/2020 - Nutrition plays a critical role in every stage of life and supports health, wellness and improved quality of life. The Academy continues to advocate for a safe food supply for everyone throughout the lifecycle.

Recently, there have been congressional reports that leading baby food manufacturers knowingly sold baby food that contained high levels of heavy metals. The Academy urges all food companies to take the necessary measures to ensure their products are safe to consume. Additionally, the Academy urges the U.S. Congress to prioritize food safety across all food manufacturing companies.