September 26, 2000Natures Wonderland
Virginia Cut Snake Root and Snake Root Capsules Recalled
public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...
PA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Penn Herb Company Ltd. is recalling certain
Natures Wonderland Virginia cut Snake Root and Snake Root Capsules because the
products contained Aristolochic acid, a potent carcinogen and
This is the first public notice of
this Class I
recall issued by FDA.
a) Natures Wonderland Virginia Snake Root, Cut, in 1-ounce, 4-ounce and
b) Natures Wonderland Virginia Snake Root Capsules, 625 mg, in bottles of 50.
Item #433, Lot Numbers: OR112086, HB121696, OR092297.
Penn Herb Company, Ltd., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Manufacturer, by letter mailed on July 29, 2000. Firm-initiated recall **complete.
**Completed recall: While the FDA has completed
processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product has been
fully accounted for.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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