Bella branded Diet Capsule Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Bella branded Diet Capsule Recall [US]Bella all Natural, a Los Angeles, California establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Bella branded Diet Capsules due to suspected presence of N-Desmethyl Sibutramine, an active metabolite of Sibutramine, a controlled substance under FDA regulation that was marketed as an appetite suppressant but withdrawn from the US market in 2010 due to suspected increased risks of Cardiovascular Events and Stroke, all serious health and safety hazards. FDA: http://ht.ly/lVq130iG43F

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm598087.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following over-the-counter (“OTC”) drugs are subject to this recall:

  • Bella branded Diet Capsules (or “Bella”), sold as a diet pill/appetite suppressant and packaged in plastic bottles, each with 30 pills with a batch/lot designation of MFD:10.15.2017 and an expiry date code of EXP: 10.14.2019. Bella was distributed in California via the Web and through retail channels.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, medications containing Sibutramine were marketed as appetite suppressants. Sibutramine has been associated with increased risk of Cardiovascular Events and Stroke and has been withdrawn from the market in several countries and regions including Australia, Canada, China, the European Union, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, New Zealand, the Philippines, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Although Sibutramine was withdrawn from the US market in October 2010, it remains available in some countries.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Bella Diet Capsules, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Bella to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Bella all Natural at 1-323-552-6263 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Sunday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Diet Capsules, please search for “diet” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Sibutramine contamination, please search for “Sibutramine” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Bella All Natural, please search for “Bella” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 9837-2018
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