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December 20, 2001

VITAL Nutrients Joint Ease and Joint Comfort Complex Recall Update

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information:

PRODUCT
a) Vital Nutrients Joint Ease, Capsules 60 and 120 count. Recall # F-108-2.
b) F-109-2 Verified Quality Brand Joint Comfort Complex, Capsules 60 and 120 count. Recall # F-109-2.

CODES
a) Vital Nutrients Joint Ease, Capsules 60 and 120 count
b) Verified Quality Brand Joint Comfort Complex, Capsules 60 and 120 count All lots Hypoallergenic Dietary Supplement

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
VITAL Nutrients, Middletown, CT, by letter via First Class Mail on 5/22/01. and a Press Release to AP on 5/21/01. Firm Initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Products contain aristolochic acid, a potent carcinogen and nephrotoxin.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
60 Count=454 Bottles; 120 count =238 bottles

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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