More toddlers sickened by lead-tainted fruit pouches

Nearly 20 more kids reported with elevated lead tied to cinnamon applesauce pouches. Salmonella cantaloupe outbreak expands, and turns deadly. FDA full steam ahead on front-of-pack labels.

A toddler with a serious facial expression sits at a yellow table sucking on a silver snack pouch. The background is blurred but it appears to be greenery.

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