TV investigative journalist Nuria Piera alerts Dominican consumers to the possible toxicity of US brand name baby food. She followed up on a recent US FDA report that found high levels of toxicity in US-made baby food.
Piera interviewed the researcher of the study on the toxicity findings. Charlotte Brody acknowledged the baby brands here would have the same problems as found in the United States that have merited much alarm.
When Piera interviewed the local office that authorizes food products to be sold here, Luis Martinez of Digemapps said he was not aware of the study. He said that routinely, US brands receive an expedite certification in the understanding they are from a country with fine quality controls.
Scientific researcher Brody said the issue is a global problem. She urged all governments to become involved and demand solutions from food processors.
Piera explained that one of the main reasons for the toxicity is the indiscriminate and inadequate use of pesticides and fertilizers in farming in the United States.
5 April 2021