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Youngevity Claims Wakaya Products Contain Lead And Arsenic

This amended notice provides the essential notice of violations of California’s Prop 65. Those violations are significant and pose an immediate threat to public safety. The lead and inorganic arsenic exposure levels caused by ingestion or use of Wakaya’s products hereinbelow identified, including Wakaya’s bentonite clay products, are significantly higher than permissible under state thresholds. Moreover, Wakaya promotes these products as non-toxic alternatives to competing products. Those advertising claims are apparently false or misleading, and encourage consumers to use the Wakaya products despite the known health risks associated with them. For example, Wakaya sells a “Detox Cap” for use in its Bula Bottles that promises to cleanse the body of built-up wastes and toxins, yet that Detox Cap itself contains elevated levels of lead and arsenic that exceed Prop 65 warning levels.

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Eat Clay (We’re Looking At You, Shailene Woodley)

“Removing metal from the body is not necessarily good — iron, for example, is a metal and essential to health. So, there could conceivably be benefits, but there could certainly be harms — and a favorable benefit/harm ratio has not been established to justify recommending this,” says Dr. David L. Katz, M.D., MPH, FACPM, FACP, a HuffPost blogger and founding director of the Prevention Research Center at Yale University.

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Wakaya Perfection claims that ginger prevents colon cancer and uses that claim to sell its products.

Here is the graphic they are using: