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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
April 1, 1998

PRODUCT
Price Chopper brand Children's Chewable Vitamins
with Minerals in bottles of 60 tablets.

Recall #F-314-8.

CODE
38088-06, 38088-05, 38088-04, 38088-03, 38088-02,
38088-01, 37346.

MANUFACTURER

NBTY, Inc., Bohemia, New York.

RECALLED BY

Manufacturer, by telephone on or about March 5,
1998, and by electronic mail and voice mail dated
March 6, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION

New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Vermont,
Connecticut.

QUANTITY

Lot Quantity
38088-06: 434 units
38088-05: 372 units
38088-04: 462 units
38088-03: 864 units
38088-02: 1296 units
38088-01: 3600 units
37346 : 982 units were distributed.

REASON

Product contains undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 6, Red
No. 40 and Blue No. 2.

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.