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January 30, 2002

Metabolife Diet & Energy Bars Recall Update

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

PRODUCT
Metabolife Diet & Energy bar with special Nutrition Formula, Contians Inulin, Green Tea Extract. Including flavors:
1) Lemony Lemon, Yogurt Coated. Recall #F-144-2;
2) Downright Chocolate, Chocolate Flavor Coated.
Recall # F-145-2
3) Perfectly Peanut, Chocolate Flavor Coated. Recall # F-146-2;
4) Outrageous Oatmeal Raisin, Yogurt Coated. Recall # F-147-2.
All bars are Net Weight 2 Oz. (56.8 g)

CODE
Best buy dates 2/16/02 and earlier.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Metabolife International, San Diego, CA, on May 9, 2001 via press release followed by faxed letters and emails.

Manufacturer: MLO Products Fairfield, CA. Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
The products contained excessive amounts of Vitamin A.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
4,917,216 bars.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
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