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Importer recalls ground cumin after NY inspectors find lead

A New York import-export company is recalling an undisclosed volume of ground cumin because it was found to be contaminated with lead. Sol Andino Import & Export of Jackson Heights, NY, distributed the ground cumin to retail stores in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, according to the recall notice. Consumers can identify the recalled… Continue Reading

Firm again recalls supplements for excess lead levels; kids sick

A Chicago business whose supplement products have been recalled for expensive lead and linked to several illnesses and possibly two deaths of children is again recalling products because of excess lead content. Ton Shen Health is recalling its Life Rising brand “Side Head Regulator TT” tablets because of excessive lead, a naturally occurring element which… Continue Reading

Life Rising tablets suspected in elevated lead cases, 2 deaths

Local, state and federal officials are investigating Ton Shen Health in relation to elevated lead levels in children and two deaths that occurred after people took a Life Rising brand dietary supplement. The Chicago-based Ton Shen Health company recalled one lot of Life Rising brand “DHZC-2” tablets on Aug. 11 after testing by the Food and Drug… Continue Reading