The first 1000 days of life are critically important to long-term health and wellness. This is a key period for the immune system and brain development. Consumers deserve to know more than just what is on the label of the best baby food products. We tested over 500 products for toxic metals inside of the baby food including heavy metals including Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead, and Mercury, pesticide residues, and plasticizers.
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See Our List of the Best Baby Food Products
In recent years, we have rewarded products with awards that reach Clean Label Project’s high standard. The following are some of the BEST brands on the market. We believe these brands are the best based on our rigorous product testing.
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Stay tuned as more brands are currently going through the Certification Process.
* Products Tested: Once Upon A Farm Sun Shiny Strawberry Patch; Once Upon A Farm Wild Rumpus Avocado; Nature’s One Baby’s Only – Dairy Toddler Formula; Nature’s One Baby’s Only – Dairy with DHA/ARA Toddler Formula; Nature’s One Baby’s Only – LactoRelief with DHA/ARA Toddler Formula; Nature’s One Baby’s Only – Pea Protein Toddler Formula; Nature’s One Baby’s Only – Whey Protein with DHA/ARA Toddler Formula; Nature’s One PediaSmart – Dairy Vanilla Beverage Mix; Fresh Bellies A Perfect Pair; Fresh Bellies Broccoli Ever After Fresh Bellies Cauliflower Dreamin’; Cerebelly Organic Black Bean Sweet Potato with Avocado Oil & Tomato; Cerebelly Organic Broccoli Pear; Cerebelly Organic Butternut Squash White Bean; Cerebelly Organic Carrot Chickpea with Ginger; Cerebelly Organic Carrot Pumpkin; Cerebelly Organic Pea Basil; Cerebelly Organic Pea Spinach Pear with Quinoa; Cerebelly Organic Spinach Apple Sweet Potato; Cerebelly Organic Sweet Potato Mango; Cerebelly Organic White Bean Pumpkin Apple with Sunflower Seed Butter & Cinnamon; Cerebelly Morning Glory; Cerebelly Green Apple Kale; Cerebelly Blueberry Banana; Cerebelly Strawberry Lemon; Complete Plant-Based Nutrition for Toddlers
See Our List of the Worst Baby Food Products
One of Clean Label Project’s advocacy retail partner, PureMarket.com, conducted some investigative work of their own in testing the true contents of some of America’s best-selling baby food products. Here’s a sneak peek at their findings of the WORST brands on the market (based on products tested*). Visit PureMarket.com for the full study details, and to see a list of all ranked products used to create Pure Market’s benchmarked results.
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*Products Tested: Baby Mum-Mum Original Rice Rusks; Baby Mum-Mum Vegetable Rice Rusks; Baby Mum-Mum Banana Rice Rusks; Baby Mum-Mum Apple and Pumpkin Rice Rusks; Healthy Times Maple Biscuits for Teethers; Healthy Times Oatmeal Cereal for Baby; Healthy Times Vanilla Biscuits for Teethers; Healthy Times Brown Rice Cereal for Baby; Nosh Baby Munchables Simply Rice Organic Teething Wafers; Nosh Baby Munchables Blueberry and Pomegranate Organic Teething Wafers; Nosh Lil’ Melties Blueberry purple Carrot Puffs; Nosh Smoothie Snaps Strawberry Banana Fruit Puree; Nosh Smoothie Snaps Banana Mango Passion Fruit Puree; Organix Raspberry and Banana Muesli with Vitamin B1; Sweetie Pie Orgnaic Sweet Beet Tiny Wafers;
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