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Heavy metals found in 40 percent of protein powders tested

Certified organic powders twice as likely to contain heavy metals as non-organic products

Healthy eating enthusiasts may want to reconsider their protein powder choices in light of a new study that shows 40 percent of 134 brands tested have elevated levels of heavy metals, with certified organic products twice as likely to contain heavy metals as non-organic powders. The 2018 study by the Denver-based Clean Label Project used… Continue Reading

Aloha Inc. Protein Powder Recalled for Possible Staphylococcus Contamination

17 illnesses reported

New York-based Project Healthy Living Inc., doing business as Aloha Inc., has recalled all packages of it Premium Protein powder in chocolate and vanilla blends because it has received complaints from as many as 17 customers who have reported transient gastrointestinal symptoms consistent with staphylococcal food poisoning. The company said the recalled product has the… Continue Reading