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Supplements recalled due to allergy concerns

ucm598235 114x210 Supplements recalled due to allergy concernsProgressive Laboratories Inc., is recalling four dietary supplements because they contain milk, which is not listed on the product’s label and could cause serious or life-threatening allergic reactions to people who are allergic to or have a severe sensitivity to milk. To date, no illnesses or complaints have been reported regarding this issue.

Affected products include Testosterzone, Thyroid Resilience, Xenestra Nuvive Men’s, and Xenesta Nuvive Women’s dietary supplements. The products were distributed nationwide through health care professionals, mail orders, and authorized website customers.

Testosterzone 180 count bottle is in an amber plastic bottle with black cap, Lot # 2072237. Thyroid Resilience 120 count bottle is in an amber plastic bottle with black cap, Lot # 2114667 and 2061167. Xenesta Nuvive Men’s is in a white plastic bottle with white cap, Lot # 2071887. Xenesta Nuvive Women’s is in a white plastic bottle with white cap, Lot # 2071957 and 2082387. These lot codes can be found on the bottom of the bottles.

The recall was initiated during a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspection. Inspectors discovered that the raw material supplier changed its allergen statement from “may contain remnants of milk constituents” to “contains milk.”

The FDA is urging anyone who has bought these products to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact the company at 800-572-9512.

Anyone who has used these products and suffered any adverse effects should contact their doctors, as well as file a report with the FDA MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting Program at www.FDA.gov/MedWatch/Report.htm.

Source: FDA Safety Communication