FDA is warning consumers not to use “Bentonite Me Baby” by Alikay Naturals because of a potential lead poisoning risk. FDA laboratory analysis of the product found elevated lead levels. Exposure to lead can cause serious damage to the central nervous system, the kidneys, and the immune system. In children, chronic exposure to lead, even at low levels, is associated with impaired cognitive function, including reduced IQ, behavioral difficulties, and other problems.
“Bentonite Me Baby” is sold online and in retail outlets, including Target stores, Amazon.com, and Sally Beauty Supply, and is marketed as medicinal clay.
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Below is the link to the FDA website with the full article regarding this warning.
Day in and day out we find ourselves taking the utmost care to preserve our face, and I imagine most us tend to ignore our feet. Poor tootsies! And yet, have you noticed how crucial our feet are to our well-being? If your feet are cold, your whole body feels cold too; when your feet are tired, your body becomes weary. So let’s dive in feet first into why it’s important that we pay special attention to our sweet feet.