Posts Tagged 'nightshade'

FDA Warns on Hyland’s Homeopathic Teething Products

fda urges caution on hyland's teething gelsThe inconsistencies in belladonna levels found in homeopathic teething products continue to put babies at risk.

Late last year, the FDA began investigating inconsistent levels of belladonna – also known as nightshade – in homeopathic remedies for infant teething pain. As a homeopathic remedy, these so called ‘natural’ products are not subject to FDA verification or regulation. They are not tested for safety before being unleashed on an unwitting public and ...

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FDA Warns Against Homeopathic Teething Gels as Infant Deaths Investigated

homeopathic teething gels under investigation over infant deathsLook around the stores you frequent and it’s easy to see that we’ve become a society obsessed with finding “natural” versions of nearly everything. Organics permeate the grocery shopping experience while everything from drinks to the candy aisle are infused with marketing buzzwords like “all natural.”

Too often, however, consumers are unaware of the lack of testing, verification, and regulation that these types of products may face before finding their ...

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