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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Nettle Capsules

Audience: Healthcare professionals and consumers

Nature's Way Products, Inc. is recalling four lots of its 100 count Nature's Way brand Nettle capsules because the product contains excessive amounts of lead. People, especially children, who consume high levels of lead can suffer serious damage to their central nervous systems, sometimes leading to permanent neurological damage. The affected lots of the product were distributed nationwide primarily in health food retail establishments between October 2001 and May 2002. The lot numbers affected by this recall are 131237, 131238, 140738 and 215229.

[June 28, 2002 - Press Release - Nature's Way Products]