Plum, Campbell Want Out Of Heavy Metal Baby Food Suit

By Mike Curley (December 17, 2021, 8:53 PM EST) -- Plum PBC and Campbell Soup Co. have asked a New Jersey federal court to throw out claims that they sold baby food with dangerous levels of heavy metals in them, saying the claims are based on an "alarmist" government report and nobody in the suit has alleged anyone was actually harmed by the products.

In a 43-page motion filed Thursday, the companies took aim at a number of suits consolidated in the Garden State, saying the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is already acting on a February report from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform that found heavy...

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