Liver damage alleged
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
A California woman claims she suffered acute liver problems from taking Herbalife dietary supplements allegedly containing high levels of lead and is suing the firm in California state court. The lawsuit filed June 10 by attorney Christopher Grell alleges negligence and fraud by Herbalife. The lead content of the Shape Works Cell Activator and Tang Kuei Plus supplements the woman used was more than 10 times the maximum daily exposure allowed by California law, the complaint says. The Fraud Discovery Institute advocacy organization, with information from Grell, publicized lead contamination in Herbalife products (1"The Tan Sheet" May 26, 2008, p. 9)...
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