Heavy metals in baby foods: Regulatory updates and analytical solutions
14 Dec 2021

In February 2021, a report from the US House Committee on Oversight and Reform stated that commercial baby foods could contain dangerous levels of heavy metals including arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury. This webinar will provide the most recent updates of governmental regulations and industry practices regarding the requirements of heavy metals testing of baby foods and all currently available analytical methods that can detect heavy metals for both manufacturers and third-party testing labs.

Key learning objectives

  • Insights on the most recent regulatory updates for meeting testing requirements of heavy metals in baby foods
  • Review of all current analytical methods used in the analysis of detecting heavy metals
  • Review of chemicals and reagents needed for sample preparation prior to heavy metal analysis

Who should attend?

  • Food and beverage manufacturers, testing labs, chemists, lab technicians, lab supervisors, procurement, regulatory, food safety and quality teams

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