February 19, 2018

Two Dietary Supplements Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

Two dietary supplements: Break Ventures “Zero For Him” and “Arthri-D” are being recalled for possible Salmonella contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue.

Zero for Him is a supplement that is distributed nationwide through Amazon. The product has 150 capsules in a 400 cc Light Amber PETE bottle. The lot number is 1710-638 on the bottom. The expiration date of November 2020 is stamped on the side of the container.

Routine testing by the company discovered the potential for contamination found Salmonella bacteria in one bottle. the product has been tested and re-tested and no more bacteria were found, but the supplement is being recalled out of an abundance of caution. Distribution of the product is suspended while the FDA and the company investigate the problem.

Arthri-D is being recalled for the same issue. This product was distributed nationwide through mail order. It is in a 225 cc, white plastic HDPE bottle with lot number 1701-092 on the label; there are 120 capsules in each bottle. The manufacturing date of March 2017 is stamped on the side of the bottle.

Routine testing by the company revealed the presence of Salmonella bacteria in one bottle. Again, the products was tested and retested and no more bacteria was found, but the recall is being issued to protect consumers. The company has ended distribution of the product while an investigation continues.

If you purchased either of these products, do not consume them. Throw them away in a sealed container in a secure garbage can, or take them back to the place of purchase for a refund.

The symptoms of a Salmonella infection include nausea, abdominal and stomach cramps and pain, vomiting, diarrhea that may be bloody and a fever. Symptoms usually begin 6 to 72 hours after ingesting the pathogenic bacteria. If you do get sick, see your doctor and tell her about this recalled product.

Dietary Supplement Recall

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