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Woman dies after drinking poisonous herbal tea

March 27, 2017 by


by Johanzynn Gatewood A woman died after consuming poisonous herbal tea purchased in San Francisco’s Chinatown, public health officials there announced Monday. They’re urging people to throw away tea purchased from Sun Wing Wo Trading Company. The woman, who was in her 50s, became “critically ill” in February after drinking tea made from leaves she […]

FDA: More than $1.5 Million of Adulterated Food, Food Ingredients Seized

May 7, 2009 by


Filthy conditions, failure to correct violations prompted action At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Marshals today seized more than $1.5 million worth of food products, including herbs and botanicals, stored under filthy conditions at the American Mercantile Corporation of Memphis, Tenn. During an inspection of American Mercantile in March, FDA […]