Jessica Alba’s Honest Co. is being sued amid shocking claims its organic infant formula includes 11 “synthetic ingredients not allowed in organic food by federal law.”
The Organic Consumers Association filed a suit in LA Superior Court alleging that Honest’s Organic Infant Formula “in fact is not organic.”
The suit reads, “Of the 40 ingredients . . . more than a quarter are synthetic substances that are not allowed in organic products . . . some . . . are federally regulated as hazardous compounds. At least one of these ingredients is irradiated . . . some have not been assessed as safe for human foods, much less for infant formulas.”
The list of substances includes: sodium selenite, described as “an extremely hazardous and toxic synthetic compound”; cholecalciferol, “an irradiated substance”; and calcium pantothenate, “produced from formaldehyde.”
Reps for Honest and Alba did not respond to a request for comment.