http://www.williamkalutaphotography.blogspot.com/ free wallpaperDear Ones:
Here is a recall notice from the FDA of an herbal supplement known as 'Vita Breath'.
DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT. IF YOU DO, STOP NOW AND SEE YOUR PHYSICIAN AT ONCE AND ASK HIM/HER TO CHECK YOUR BLOOD FOR LEAD. Acceptable levels of lead in whole blood per the CDC are:
10ug/dl (ten micrograms per deciliter of whole blood) for CHILDREN
link for CHILDREN: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/ &
25 ug/dl (twenty-five micrograms per deciliter of whole blood) for ADULTS
link for ADULTS: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/ABLES/ables-description.html
I suggest that you use as your guidelines those of the CDC and utilize a healthcare provider who is current with CDC recommendations. I have never recommended this herbal supplement, 'Vita Breath'. In fact, it is only after years of experience that I will recommend any particular product at all. Then when I do, I am very specific with brands and formulations, as you may have noticed by now in my aStore.
I'll follow this up with more about alternative solutions for you and with some interesting and useful information about lead and lead poisoning from a 'Biblical Biochemist's' point-of-view.
Rev Barbara Sexton
FDA NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release: May 1, 2010 http://www.fda.gov//PressANewsEvents/Newsroomnnouncements/ucm210448.htm
Media Inquiries:Pat El-Hinnawy, 301-796-4763 or 202-557-6531, firstname.lastname@example.org
Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA FDA Warns Consumers to Avoid Vita Breath Dietary Supplement
Products may contain high levels of lead
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase nor consume Vita Breath, a dietary supplement manufactured by American Herbal Lab Inc. of Rosemead, Calif., and marketed at health fairs and on the Internet, because the product may contain hazardous levels of lead.
The FDA was notified by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene about a patient with lead poisoning who reported taking Vita Breath and two other herbal products. The department analyzed a sample of Vita Breath and reported it contained 1,100 parts per million of lead. This level is more than 10,000 times higher than FDA’s maximum recommended level for lead in candy.
The FDA has collected and is currently analyzing its own samples of Vita Breath.
People with high blood levels of lead may show no symptoms, but the condition may cause damage to the nervous system and internal organs. Acute lead poisoning may cause a wide range of symptoms, including abdominal pain, muscle weakness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, and bloody or decreased urinary output. Children are particularly vulnerable to lead poisoning. Lead poisoning can be diagnosed through clinical testing, and individuals who have taken Vita Breath should talk to their health care providers about testing.
The FDA is working with state officials in New York and California to further investigate Vita Breath.
Read it here directly : http://www.fda.gov//PressANewsEvents/Newsroomnnouncements/ucm210448.htm