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19. Check Packaged Baby Food
Whether you buy jars or pouches, it's important to check baby food before feeding your child as mold recalls have occurred in the past. If using pouches, simply squeeze a little to try it yourself before giving to your baby.

Moreover, pouches have a plastic lining, which may be BPA-free but could still contain potentially harmful chemicals. Since there's not much research available on the safety of these BPA-free substitutes, it may be best to skip pouches if you're concerned. Just don't beat yourself up if you use them from time to time out of convenience.