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Lindsay's Favorite Tea -- Possible SCRAM Risk

6/19/2010 10:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Lindsay Lohan's biggest sobriety aid -- a kind of tea called Kombucha that usually contains harmless traces of alcohol -- could get LiLo in serious SCRAM trouble ... because it might be more alcoholic than she thought.

According to the label, the tea contains less than 0.5% alcohol -- a negligible amount -- but Whole Foods recently yanked all the teas from their shelves over concerns the label isn't so accurate.

The guy behind Kombucha, GT Dave, admitted there are concerns over alcohol levels in the drink -- but tells TMZ, "Although we are not familiar with the technology or sensitivity of SCRAM bracelets, we think it would be highly unlikely that our products would trigger an alarm."

Bottom line, Lindsay would probably have to drink a ton of this stuff to set off her SCRAM-shackle -- but that's not to say she couldn't do it.


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Most popular sodas have trace amounts of alcohol in them as a by product. Sounds like around the same percentage. The Daily Show did a thing on it one time. Something like you'd have to drink like ten 2 liters to equal the alcohol content of one beer.

1587 days ago


That sh*t gives me a buzz!! She should grow her own, it's even stronger...

1587 days ago


Omg! That's crazy...I got hooked on that stuff for a while (it's pretty good in a weird way!) and a couple times noticed I was a little buzzed when I drank it w/o having a meal for a while...They totally messed w the labels! Ha!

1587 days ago


I'm not surprised she found this drink and it's her drink of choice. She's into stimulants. It fits the pattern. I hope they really grind her to stick to her probation. I am so weary of this woman. She and her awful mother really are depressing.

1587 days ago


see beautiful Lindsay wasn't doing anything wrong. it was the tea.

1587 days ago


I've been drinking that tea off and on for a long time. It is very good and I am EXTREMELY sensitive to alcohol (drunk off half a glass of wine people) and this drink does not affect me in any way. It is a good healthy drink but she really shouldn't be having more than a bottle of that stuff per day.

1587 days ago


@ metropony

I also remembered the hilarious clip:

1587 days ago

Fuck Celebrities    

Just looking for any excuse....

1587 days ago


It is the thought that counts...push that edge!

1587 days ago


I have been impressed with Lindsay recently. Working out at the gym, losing the black dye job. Staying out of trouble. Looking a bit hot again. Maybe this whole thing will finally make her grow up and go back to being an actress instead of a pr0n star. And yes I know her next role is as a porn star.

1587 days ago


she is going to pass the torch to her younger sister

1587 days ago


Anyone else on probation for an alcohol related offense is not allowed to consume -any- alcoholic beverages no matter the content percentage.

Again this girl gets special attention.

The court tells her "No Booze what so ever" yet here she is drinking a beverage with a label that clearly stats it has alcohol content.

I just do not understand.

1587 days ago

sparkys nemesis    

While Whole Foods is at it, they should removed all the vitamins that have chemical additives!

1587 days ago


metropony, Did you really just quote the "daily show" as your source of news? Good job, you are an idiot!!!

1587 days ago


She should just be drinking water!

1587 days ago
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