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FDA Going Through Enforcement Toolkit To Address Bentonite Me Baby

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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FDA lab analysis found lead in Alikay Naturals' Bentonite Me Baby clay at a level of 37.5 ppm, according to a March 16 warning letter citing the purported cosmetic as an unapproved and misbranded drug. The agency cautioned consumers about the product in January and seems to be urging the company to recall it, which may draw attention to the authority FDA currently lacks under federal food, drug and cosmetic law.

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