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Lab Tests Find Protein Drinks Contaminated with Heavy Metals

Jun 1 2010 - 7:41pm

Consumer Reports has released the findings of an investigation into 15 different protein supplement drinks and have found that several contained contaminants such as cadmium, arsenic, lead and mercury. The levels were high enough in three of the supplements that if three servings were consumed in a day, the levels in some of these metals would exceed the maximum recommended limits.

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