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October 23, 2003

Novartis Nutrition Has Recalled Novartis Isosource

(SafetyAlerts) - The FDA has released the following information.

PRODUCT
Novartis Isosource 1.5 Cal, High Calorie - High Nitrogen, Ready to Use Medical Food, Vanilla Artificial Flavor, Net 8.45 Fl. Oz. (250 mL). Recall # F-001-4.

CODE
Lot code 1533B in cases numbered 01955 to 02231.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Novartis Nutrition Corp., St. Louis Park, MN., by telephone and letter dated August 18, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
The cans labeled as Isosource 1.5Cal actually contained a different product, Peptinex DT.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
279 cases (24 cans per case).

DISTRIBUTION
IL, MI and OH
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