WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) issued the statement below following the Federal Drug Administration’s announcement that it will take new actions to reduce toxins in food for babies and young children:

“Following reports that many types of baby and toddler food contain harmful metals, my colleagues and I released legislation to hold manufacturers accountable and protect consumers. I’m glad to see that the FDA has announced steps to reduce these toxins,” said Sen. Klobuchar. “This situation demands an urgent, comprehensive response. I’ll keep working to ensure the health and safety of our nation’s children.”

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