December 10, 2008
Starcaps-brand dietary supplement recalled
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the expansion of the recall of Starcaps-brand dietary supplement to include additional lot numbers.
The FDA said the voluntary recall was initiated by Balanced Health Products Inc. of New York because lot Nos. 82866 and 83801 were found to contain an undeclared ingredient, Bumetanide -- a diuretic available by prescription only, posing the risk of fluid and electrolyte loss and an elevation in uric acid concentrations.
metabolize protein, eliminate bloat, and detoxify your systemas well as helping in weight reduction.
The company said the contamination apparently occurred in Lima, where the raw materials for the product originated.
Consumers with questions can contact the company at 212-794-9793.