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FDA Warns Public About Products Posing Heavy-Metal Exposure Risks

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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FDA lab analysis of Alikay Naturals' Bentonite Me Baby identified elevated lead levels posing potential risks to consumers, the agency says in a Jan. 28 safety alert, while the company suggests FDA has mischaracterized its product and intended use. A same-day consumer warning cites hazardous mercury content in a skin cream largely available in Spanish-speaking communities.

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