FDA proposes new levels for lead in baby food

CNN  —  The allowable levels of lead in certain baby and toddler foods should be set at 20 parts per billion or less, according to new draft guidance issued Tuesday…

Thrive Capital Said to Lead Potential Investment in Stripe

Thrive Capital, the investment firm founded by Joshua Kushner, is leading a potential investment in the payments provider Stripe at a valuation of $55 billion to $60 billion, down sharply…

How Do Heavy Metals Like Lead Get in Baby Food?

The Food and Drug Administration’s new plan to keep high levels of lead out of baby foods like mashed sweet potatoes, apple sauce and dry cereal is part of a…

F.D.A. Proposes Limits for Lead in Baby Food

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday proposed maximum limits for the amount of lead in baby foods like mashed fruits and vegetables and dry cereals, after years of studies…

Dorchester native to lead city’s tourism and entertainment office

Mayor Michelle Wu has tapped John Borders IV, a Dorchester native who previously worked for the Boston Celtics, as her new director of tourism, sports and entertainment. He started the…

Hakeem Jeffries to make history as the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress

Washington CNN  —  Rep. Hakeem Jeffries is expected to make history as the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress as the 118th Congress convenes in Washington. The…

Meghan Markle ‘upset’ people over ditching her ‘supporting act’ role to play lead

Meghan Markle caused havoc in the Royal Family with her popularity, says Prince Harry. Speaking in the Sussex’s Netflix documentary, a friend of the couple explained: “They were so popular,…

Economist Austan Goolsbee Is Named to Lead the Chicago Fed

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago said on Thursday that Austan D. Goolsbee will become its next president, taking a seat at the central bank’s policy-setting table as officials work…

10,500 Toddler Bottles and Cups Recalled Over Lead Poisoning Risk

A company has recalled about 10,500 bottles and cups for toddlers over lead poisoning concerns to children if a part of the product breaks off, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety…

Kevin McCarthy poised to lead House GOP despite far-right revolt

CNN  —  House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is hoping to pass a crucial test on Tuesday in his campaign to become House speaker despite an underwhelming midterm election performance that…