• Food agency warns about health risk from herbal mixtures sold online

    4 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    The Dutch food agency has warned consumers about two herbal preparations with ingredients that could pose a risk to public health.
    The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority advised people not to buy or use herbal preparations called Shambala and OPEN UP that came from the United Kingdom and are sold on the internet.
    Shambala and OPEN UP contain the Beta-carboline alkaloids harmine, harmaline and tetrahydroharmine.
    When exposed to high doses of these substances, officials said nausea, vomiting and serious issues such as hallucinations, disturbed vision and paralysis may...
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