Optima Glucosamine & Choice 3-6-9 Supplement Recall [UK]


UK FlagUK/London: Optima Glucosamine & Choice 3-6-9 Supplement Recall [UK]Optima Consumer Health Care recalls certain batch/lots of Glucosamine Supplements and Omega Choice 3-6-9 Supplements due to suspected mislabelling and consequential undeclared Crustaceans, Fish, Molluscs, Sesame and Soya (Soy), all known allergens, sources of dietary intolerance and possible triggers of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. FSA: http://ht.ly/IioW30iURLD

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/news/2018/16867/optima-consumer-health-care-recalls-glucosamine-tablets-and-omega-choice-3-6-9-capsules-due-to-incorrect-allergen-labelling

Additional information:
The UK Food Standards Agency (“FSA”) reports the following Dietary Supplements are subject to recall:

  • Optima branded Glucosamine Complex Supplements, sold in packages of 30, 60 or 90 tablets; affected batch/lots: all batch/lot codes and expiry date designations. Suspected allergens present: Crustaceans, Fish and/or Molluscs. According to the UK FSA, these Supplements contain ingredients derived from Crustaceans, Fish and Molluscs, making them a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to these ingredients.
  • Optima branded Omega Choice 3-6-9 Supplements, sold in packages of 120 capsules; affected batch/lots: all batch/lot codes and expiry date designations. Suspected allergens present: Sesame and/or Soya (Soy). According to the UK FSA, these Supplements contain ingredients derived from Sesame and Soya (Soy), making them a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to these ingredients.

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

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Supplements can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FSA, Optima Consumer Health Care recalls certain batch/lots of Glucosamine Supplements and Omega Choice 3-6-9 Supplements due to undeclared Crustaceans, Fish, Molluscs, Sesame and Soya (Soy).

==> For information about Crustacean, Fish, Molluscs, Sesame and/or Soya Allergy please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession these recalled Dietary Supplements and could be allergic to their Crustacean, Fish, Molluscs Allergy, Sesame Allergy and/or Soya ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household rubbish, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabelled Dietary Supplements or Nutritional Supplements, please search for “supplement” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Crustacean, please search for “crustacean” or more generically, “shellfish” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Molluscs, please search for “molluscs” or more generically, “mollusc” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Soy (Soya), please search for “soy” (please note spelling variation) using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-AA-08-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 9893-2018
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