FDA CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION - 'Miracle' Treatment Turns to Bleach

Oct 01, 2010, 17:24 ET from U.S. Food and Drug Administration

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. health officials say consumers should steer away from an Internet product sold as a treatment for numerous illnesses after some consumers got sick from drinking it. The Food and Drug Administration says the solution becomes a powerful bleach when mixed according to package directions.

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