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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
June 30, 1999

Nyer Nutritional Systems Recalls Medical Foods in Steel Cans

Phoenix, AZ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that National Vitamin Company, Inc. is recalling medical foods, in steel cans with a paper label, because the product is held in detinning cans.  The firm's "AMTF Tube Feeding" product in aluminum cans with a lithograph label are not a part of this recall:

PRODUCT
a) AMTF Basic Formula, Ready to Use, 8 FL OZ. "Manufactured for Nyer Nutritional Systems, Inc. Phoenix, Arizona 85014".
b) Nutriflavor, Delicious Lemon Artificial Flavor, 8 FL OZ. "Manufactured for Nyer Nutritional Systems, Inc. Phoenix, Arizona 85014".
c) Nutriflavor, Delicious Orange Artificial Flavor, 8 FL OZ. "Manufactured for Nyer Nutritional Systems, Inc. Phoenix, Arizona 85014".
d) AMTF Pediatric Formula, Ready to Use, 8 FL. OZ. "Manufactured for Nyer Nutritional Systems, Inc. Phoenix, Arizona 85014".
e) AMTF High-Protein Formula, Ready to Use, 8 FL. OZ. "Manufactured for Nyer Nutritional Systems, Inc. Phoenix, Arizona 85014".
f) AMTF Pulmonary Formula, Ready to Use, 8 FL. OZ. "Manufactured for Nyer Nutritional Systems, Inc. Phoenix, Arizona 85014".
g) AMTF Diabetic Formula, Ready to Use, 8 FL OZ, "Manufactured for Nyer Nutritional Systems, Inc. Phoenix, Arizona 85014".
h) AMTF Trauma Formula, Ready to Use, 8 FL. OZ. "Manufactured for Nyer Nutritional Systems, Inc. Phoenix, Arizona 85014".
i) AMTF High-Cal 2.0 Formula, Ready to Use, 8 FL OZ, "Manufactured for Nyer Nutritional Systems, Inc. Phoenix, Arizona 85014".
j) AMTF Renal Formula, Ready to Use, 8 FL. OZ. "Manufactured for Nyer Nutritional Systems, Inc. Phoenix, Arizona 85014"

Recall #F-475/484-9.

CODE
Codes beginning with:
a) 9350;
b) 9351;
c) 9352;
d) 9353;
e) 9354;
f) 9355;
g) 9356;
h) 9357;
i) 9358;
j) 9359.

MANUFACTURER
Amboy of Michigan, LLC (formerly Curtice Burns Foods, Benton Harbor, Michigan.

RECALLED BY
Nyer Nutritional Systems, Phoenix, Arizona, by letter and telephone on January 12, 1999, followed by visit. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Tennessee, California, Arizona, Texas, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina.

QUANTITY
24,246 cases (24 cans per case) are subject to recall.

 

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.