Health Canada ordered stronger warnings on green tea extract product labels Comes after federal safety review prompted by Madeline Papineau, 17, getting ill Joyce Boudreau-Hearn, 55, also from Canada, died after taking the supplements Scores
Health Canada will strengthen warnings on labels by including the language: “Rare, unpredictable cases of liver injury associated with green tea extract-containing products have been reported (in Canada and internationally).” Related: Is It Dangerous to Drink
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