Organo Gold Lawsuit: Coffee Contains A Mushroom With Dangerous Blood-Thinning Properties

Organo Gold coffee contains a mushroom with dangerous blood-thinning properties unknown to consumers, an USA class claims in court.
Lead plaintiff Marlin Johnson says he consumed one cup of Organo Gold coffee a day for two weeks in March 2013, “unaware of the product’s dangerous side effects.”
Though enticed by Organo’s “representation of the purported health benefits derived from Ganoderma Lucidum,” Johnson says he has since learned that “Ganoderma Lucidum is a natural blood thinner that prevents a person’s blood from clotting properly and causes intestinal bleeding and platelet dysfunction.”
“The packaging and/or labeling of Organo Gold products do not contain warnings about these dangerous side effects,” according to the March 19 complaint Johnson filed in New Castle County Superior Court. Also known as Reishi, Johnson says Ganoderma Lucidum “is a bitter hard mushroom commonly