FDA confirms toxicity of homeopathic baby products; Maker refuses to recall

Enlarge / Hyland's Homeopathic Teething Gel. (credit: Getty | Miami Herald)

After investigating reports that more than 400 babies were sickened and 10 died in connection with homeopathic teething products, the Food and Drug Administration confirmed Friday that it had indeed found elevated levels of the toxic substance, belladonna, in the products.

Belladonna, also known as deadly nightshade, was the prime suspect of the investigation from the beginning, which Ars reported about last...

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