Is your child eating Lead?

September - posted on 07/08/2010 ( 2 moms have responded )

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This is an email that my sister sent to me this morning that I feel is important to share.



The Environmental Law Foundation recently tested fruit products marketed to kids, including juice boxes, canned fruit and baby foods. They found that 85% of the products tested contain lead. Check this list of 125 lead-tainted products:

1 365 Everyday Value Organic 100% Juice Concord Grapes

2 Beech Nut 100% Apple Juice

3 Best Yet Bartlett Pear Halves in Heavy Syrup

4 Best Yet Chunky Mixed Fruit in Pear Juice

5 Best Yet Yellow Cling Peach Halves in Heavy Syrup

6 Chef's Review Fruit Cocktail

7 Del Monte 100% Juice Fruit Cocktail

8 Del Monte Chunky Mixed Fruit in 100 % Juice (peach, pear, grape, etc.)

9 Del Monte Diced Pears in Light Syrup

10 Del Monte Freestone Peach Slices in 100 % Juice

11 Del Monte Fruit Cocktail in Heavy Syrup (peach, pear, grapes)

12 Del Monte Fruit Cocktail No Sugar Added

13 Del Monte Lite Fruit Cocktail in Extra Light Syrup

14 Del Monte Pear Halves in Heavy Syrup

15 Del Monte Pear Halves, Bartlett Pears in 100% real fruit juice from concentrate

16 Del Monte Sliced Yellow Cling Peaches in 100 % Juice

17 Del Monte Sliced Yellow Cling Peaches in heavy syrup

18 Dole Diced Peaches, Yellow Cling in light syrup

19 Dole Mixed Fruit in Light Syrup

20 Dole Pear Halves in Juice

21 Earth's Best Organics Apple Juice

22 Eating Right Fruit Cocktail packed in Sucralose

23 Eating Right No Sugar Fruit Cocktail

24 First Street 100% Apple Cider from concentrate

25 First Street Apple Juice from concentrate 100% juice

26 First Street Diced Pears

27 First Street Fruit Cocktail in heavy syrup

28 First Street Grape Juice from concentrate 100% juice

29 First Street Sliced Bartlett

30 First Street Yellow Cling Peaches in heavy syrup

31 Full Circle Organic Apple Juice

32 Full Circle Organic Bartlett Pear Slices

33 Gerber 100% Juice - White Grape Juice

34 Gerber 100% Juice Apple Juice

35 Gerber 3rd Foods Peaches

36 Gerber 3rd Foods Pears

37 Golden Star Mixed Fruit in Light Syrup (peach, pineapple, pears)

38 Golden Star Peach Halves in Heavy Syrup

39 Great Value 100% Grape Juice

40 Great Value 100% No Sugar Added Apple Juice

41 Great Value Bartlett Pear Halves in 100% Juice

42 Great Value Bartlett Sliced Pears in Heavy Syrup

43 Great Value No Sugar Added Fruit Cocktail

44 Great Value Yellow Cling Sliced Peaches

45 Hansen's Natural Apple Juice

46 Kedem Concord Grape Juice 100% pure grape juice

47 Kroger 100% Juice Apple Juice

48 Kroger Fruit Cocktail in Heavy Syrup

49 Kroger Grape Juice 100% Juice

50 Kroger Lite Fruit Cocktail in Pear Juice

51 Kroger Value Fruit Mix (Peaches, pears, grapes)

52 Langers Apple Juice 100% Juice

53 Langers Grape Juice (Concord)

54 Langers Red Grape Juice

55 Libby's Fruit Cocktail No Sugar Added (Sweetened with Splenda)

56 Libby's Yellow Cling Peach Slices No Sugar Added (Sweetened with Splenda)

57 Market Pantry Diced Peaches in light syrup

58 Market Pantry Diced Pears in light syrup

59 Market Pantry Mixed Fruit in light syrup

60 Maxx Value Fruit Mix in Light Syrup (peach, pear, grape)

61 Maxx Value Pear Pieces in Light Syrup

62 Minute Maid Juice Apple - 100% Apple Juice

63 Motts 100% Apple Juice

64 Mrs. Brown's Fruit Cocktail in Heavy Syrup (peaches, pears, grapes)

65 O Organics Organic Grape Juice from concentrate

66 O Organics Organic Unfiltered Apple Juice Not From Concentrate

67 Old Orchard 100% Apple Juice

68 Parade 100% Juice Apple

69 Polar Mixed Fruit

70 Polar Peach Slices

71 Polar Pear Halves in light syrup

72 R.W. Knudsen Just Concord Grape Juice

73 R.W. Knudsen Organic Just Concord

74 Raley's 100% Grape Juice

75 Raley's Fruit Cocktail in Heavy Syrup

76 Raley's Premium 100% Apple Juice not from Concentrate

77 Raley's Sliced Yellow Cling Peaches in Heavy Syrup

78 S&W Natural Style Fruit Cocktail in Lightly Sweetened Juice

79 S&W Natural Style Pear Slices in Juice

80 S&W Natural Style Yellow Cling Peach Slices in Lightly Sweetened Juice

81 S&W Premium Peach Halves Yellow Cling Peaches in light syrup

82 S&W Sun Pears Premium

83 Safeway 100% Juice Apple Cider

84 Safeway 100% Juice Apple Juice

85 Safeway 100% Juice Grape Juice

86 Safeway Diced Peaches in Light Syrup

87 Safeway Fruit Cocktail in Heavy Syrup

88 Safeway Light Sugar Fruit Cocktail

89 Safeway Lite Bartlett Pear Halves in Pear Juice

90 Safeway Lite Fruit Cocktail in Pear Juice

91 Safeway Organic Grape Juice

92 Safeway Pear Halves in Light Juice

93 Safeway Yellow Cling Peach Slices in Pear Juice

94 Santa Cruz Organic Concord Grape Juice

95 Simple Value Yellow Cling Peaches in light syrup

96 Stater Bros. 100% Juice Apple Juice

97 Stater Bros. 100% Juice Grape Juice

98 Stater Bros. 100% Juice White Grape Juice

99 Stater Bros. Fruit Cocktail in Heavy Syrup

100 Stater Bros. Yellow Cling Peach Halves

101 Stater Bros. Yellow Cling Sliced Peaches in heavy syrup

102 Sunny Select 100% Apple Juice

103 Sunny Select 100% Grape Juice

104 Sunny Select Fruit Cocktail in Juice

105 Sunny Select Pear Halves in Pear Juice

106 Sunny Select Yellow Cling Sliced Peaches in Pear Juice

107 Trader Joe's Certified Organic Apple Juice, pasteurized

108 Trader Joe's Concord Grape Juice made from fress pressed organic concord grapes

109 Trader Joe's Pear Halves in white grape juice

110 Trader Joe's Yellow Cling Peach Halves in white grape juice

111 Tree Top 100% Juice Apple Cider

112 Tree Top 100% Juice, Grape

113 Truitt Brothers Pacific NorthWest Bartlett Pear Halves, in pear juice from concentrate

114 Valu Time Grape Drink from Concentrate

115 Valu Time Irregular Bartlett Pear Slices

116 Valu Time Yellow Cling Peach Slices

117 Walgreens Apple Juice from concentrate 100% juice

118 Walgreens Grape Juice from concentrate 100% juice

119 Walnut Acres Organic Concord Grape

120 Walnut Grove Market 100% Apple Juice

121 Walnut Grove Market Grape Juice

122 Walnut Grove Market Natural Peaches Sliced Yellow Cling in Light Syrup

123 Walnut Grove Market Natural Pear Halves in Heavy Syrup

124 Welch's 100% Grape Juice (from Welch's Concord Grapes)

125 Welch's 100% Red Grape Juice from Concentrate

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Arielle - posted on 07/09/2010

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thats really scary to read... especially given that it's items marketed towards kids... thanks for posting

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