Tag Archive for lead poisoning

Ayurvedic skin care product blamed for lead poisoning

8 ill after using toxic skin product: Health24: Skin & Hair: News. City authorities in Durban have issued a warning to customers who bought an over-the-counter skincare product after eight people were hospitalised. The Daily News reported that officials were now looking for other customers of the ayurvedic product Skintocare, which is imported from India…

Herbal meds sicken 130 people in Ha Noi

Ha Noi cracks down on illegal medicine – Law & Justice – VietNam News. Ha Noi People’s Committee has required the municipal health department and relevant authorities to strengthen inspection over private herbal medicine clinics in the city. The move was made after about 130 people, mostly children, were hospitalised for lead contamination caused by…

Banned Ayurvedic supplements are poisonous problem in NYC

City blames Ayurvedic dietary supplements for lead poisonings  – NY Daily News. City health officials are blaming banned dietary supplements popular with many South Asian immigrants for two non-fatal lead poisoning cases this year. Specialists in Ayurveda — derived from the 5,000-year-old Indian system of medicine — contend the treatments are largely effective and safe.…