NOW Foods branded Vitamin A Recall [UK]


UK FlagUK/London: NOW Foods branded Vitamin A Recall [UK]Power Body Nutrition Ltd., a United Kingdom establishment, recalls all current batch/lots of NOW Foods branded Vitamin A 25,000 IU from Fish Liver Oil Capsules because this medication may exceed the maximum recommended intake of Vitamin A allowed under UK health regulations, a serious health hazard. FSA: http://ht.ly/e8Hq30jnZmt

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/news/2018/17030/power-body-nutrition-ltd-recalls-fish-liver-oil

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

  • NOW Foods Vitamin A 25,000 IU from Fish Liver Oil, sold in bottles with 100 softgel capsules; affected batch/lots: all batch/lots and best-before dates are affected by this recall.
  • NOW Foods Vitamin A 25,000 IU from Fish Liver Oil, sold in bottles with 250 softgel capsules; affected batch/lots: all batch/lots and best-before dates are affected by this recall.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, EANs 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.

According to the FSA, Power Body Nutrition Ltd. has recalled all current batch/lots of NOW Foods Vitamin A 25,000 IU from Fish Liver Oil Capsules due to possible excessively high levels of Vitamin A. Long term consumption of this product, therefore, could result in liver and bone toxicity. In addition, the recalled Capsules contain a dose of Vitamin A that can increase the risk of birth defects if consumed by pregnant women.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm drug poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any drug or medication, 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 Vitamin A, please search for “Vitamin A” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the NOW Foods brand name, please search for “NOW Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-PRIN-15-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 10014-2018
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