Power Body Nutrition Ltd. recalls NOW Foods Vitamin A 25,000 IU from Fish Liver Oil

Last updated:
4 April 2018
product recall
Power Body Nutrition Ltd. is recalling NOW Foods Vitamin A 25,000 IU from Fish Liver Oil because the levels of Vitamin A in the product exceed the maximum recommended intake.

Product details

Product: NOW Foods Vitamin A 25,000 IU from Fish Liver Oil
Pack sizes: 100 softgel capsules and 250 softgel capsules
‘Best before’ dates: All dates
Batch codes: All batches

No other Power Body Nutrition Ltd. products are known to be affected.

Risk

Long term consumption of this product could result in liver and bone toxicity. It is a dose which can increase the risk of birth defects if consumed by pregnant women.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Action taken by the company

Power Body Nutrition Ltd. is recalling the above product and has informed their customers vial email containing a point-of-sale notice. This notice explains to customers why the product is being recalled and tells them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice.

About product recalls and withdrawals

If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). The FSA issues Product Withdrawal Information Notices and Product Recall Information Notices to let consumers and local authorities know about problems associated with food. In some cases, a 'Food Alert for Action' is issued. This provides local authorities with details of specific action to be taken on behalf of consumers.

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Ref: FSA-PRIN-15-2018