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February 09, 2022
Caution With Spirulina Supplements: ConsumerLab Tests Reveal Lead Contamination, Quality Concerns
White Plains, New York, February 9, 2022 — Problems were discovered in three out of four spirulina supplements recently tested by ConsumerLab. One product was found to be contaminated with lead, and two other products, which were tablets, failed to disintegrate within the expected time.
January 31, 2019
Contamination Still an Issue in Some Greens and Whole Food Products, ConsumerLab Tests Reveal
White Plains, New York, January 31, 2019 — Powders and capsules containing ingredients such as wheat grass, spirulina, chlorella, and fruits and vegetables are a popular way to get vitamins, minerals and other plant-based nutrients, but past tests by ConsumerLab have found that these products ...
May 10, 2018
Big Differences Found Among Green Teas -- ConsumerLab Tests Identify Best Green Tea in Bags, Matcha, Supplements, and Bottles --
White Plains, New York, May 10, 2018 — The benefits of green tea use are associated with the presence of natural polyphenols known as catechins, such as EGCG.
June 09, 2010
ConsumerLab.com tests "greens" and "whole foods" products; Most offer healthful nutrients, but some found contaminated with heavy metals
WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK — JUNE 9, 2010 — "Greens" powders, made from wheat grass, alfalfa, kelp, spirulina, leafy vegetables and other chlorophyll-containing ingredients, were recently tested by ConsumerLab.com for potential contamination with heavy metals and pesticides. ConsumerLab.
Recalls & Warnings
January 18, 2002
Recall of Pepsin-containing Digestive Supplements
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following Class I recall information in its January 16, 2002 Enforcement Report.