FDA issues supplement warning from popular organics company – WSB-TV Channel 2

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ATLANTA – The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning urging people not to use supplements from a popular company because of the dangerous amounts of heavy metals.

The FDA released the advisory three days ago after Channel 2 Investigates reported dozens of people expressing concerns about the product from Canadian company Black Oxygen Organics.

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What some call the “miracle molecule” is actually bog mud rich in fulvic acid. It is sold in pill and powder form and touted as a panacea for all kinds of health problems. Black Oxygen Organics, or BOO as some consumers are calling it, sells for $ 110 per box, but now sells for up to eight times that amount online.

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Still, the FDA is urging people to throw it away.

Michael Seiden of Channel 2 spoke to Michelle Queen, a cancer survivor from Villa Rica, who said she suffered from several health issues this summer when she came across BOO on social media. A Facebook user claimed that she lost weight, not by changing her habits, but by using products from Black Oxygen Organics.

“I have arthritis. I have some problems with my gut. I have a lot of different things that she thinks could help, ”Queen said.

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Queen drank, and bathed in BOO, but said she never saw any of the benefits. In fact, in recent weeks, she has experienced new health issues.

“About three weeks ago I started having headaches every day,” Queen said. “And now my doctor worries it’s because of the heavy metal levels. “

The FDA cautions that the company’s Fulvic Care powder and tablets contain high levels of lead and arsenic.

Atlanta-based attorney Matt Wetherington filed a federal lawsuit last month that led the company to shut down, but despite the urgent warning from the FDA, there are still people selling the products on. secondary markets.

“Even after the FDA alert, people still claim this is a miracle cure for COVID, quadriplegia, for brain damage,” Wetherington said. “It’s obscene!”

BOO supporters claim that they are selling a product that can improve overall health, cure pain, and cleanse the body. But former clients like Queen have said the FDA warning makes her whole family uncomfortable and worried.

“I cried on the phone with my dad, because I thought I was doing something right, and maybe I poisoned his body,” Queen said.

In addition to the health risks, several people who worked for the company said they owed thousands of dollars in commissions.

Channel 2 Action News tried for weeks to get in touch with the company, but they shut down their website and did not respond to social media posts.


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