Baby food brands contain ‘dangerous’ toxic metals, US panel finds

United States congressional investigators found “dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals” in certain baby foods that could cause neurological damage, a House of Representatives oversight subcommittee said in a report released on Thursday. The panel examined baby foods made by Nurture Inc, Hain Celestial Group Inc, Beech-Nut Nutrition and Gerber, a unit of Nestle, it […]

Billion-dollar baby: Amazon daily sales surpass new milestone

Amazon’s skyrocketing profits reflect the holiday shopping season and pandemic-fueled trend of shopping online. Amazon.com Inc. breached the $1 billion-a-day revenue mark in 2020, in another example of how the company’s massive growth and market dominance has made its stock a near-unanimous favorite on Wall Street. The e-commerce giant’s fourth-quarter results brought full-year revenue to […]

Trump baby protest blimp enters Museum of London collection

The Trump Baby Blimp was designed by a group of friends who met in a London pub to discuss how they could speak out against the president’s policies. The Trump Baby Blimp will live on long after its namesake has left the White House. The Museum of London said on Monday that it had added […]

Pakistani baby born in Makkah reaches home, meets parents after yearlong wait

Author:  article author:  SAIMA SHABBIR Sat, 2021-01-16 22:24 ISLAMABAD: A baby born prematurely to Pakistani Umrah pilgrims in Makkah last year was returned on Friday evening to his parents in Quetta, Pakistan — a full year after his birth and successful treatment in Saudi Arabia. Bibi Hajra and her husband Ghulam Haider were forced to […]

Irish PM issues state apology for mother and baby homes abuses

A ‘profound generational wrong’ was visited upon those who wound up in Ireland’s network of Catholic Church-run homes for unwed mothers and their children, Irish PM says. Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin has offered a formal apology in the country’s parliament for the treatment of unmarried mothers and their babies in a network of church-run […]

Ireland to lay bare scandal of baby deaths at Church-run homes

Relatives have alleged the babies at mother and baby homes were mistreated because they were born to unmarried women. One of the Catholic Church’s darkest chapters will be revisited on Tuesday when an Irish inquiry into death rates among newborns at church-run homes for unwed mothers hands down its final report. Relatives have alleged the […]

Nigeria police rescue 10 people after ‘baby factory’ raid

Rescued women said the owner hired men to impregnate them and then sell the newborns for profit. Ten people were rescued by police from an illegal maternity home – a so-called “baby factory” – in the Mowe area of the southwestern Nigerian state of Ogun on Tuesday “Acting on a tip-off, our men stormed the […]

Singaporean mother gives birth to baby with COVID-19 antibodies

A woman who was pregnant when infected with COVID has reportedly given her child antibodies against the virus. A Singaporean woman who was pregnant when she was infected with coronavirus in March has reportedly given birth to a baby with antibodies against the disease, offering a new clue as to whether the infection can be […]