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Vitalabs, Inc. Issues Nationwide Allergy Alert on Undeclared Dairy Content in Egg Protein Powder
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Jonesboro, GA -- January 29, 2007 -- Vitalabs, Inc. of Jonesboro, GA is voluntarily recalling all containers of Egg Protein Powder in Vanilla, Chocolate and Strawberry flavors marketed under the following brand and product names: Vitalabs' Chocolate Ultra Egg Protein Powder (Jonesboro, GA), Jay Robb's Egg White Protein (Carlsbad, CA) , Bellissima Egg Protein (Des Moines, IA), Body by Todd Egg Protein (Columbus, Ohio), Classic Anatomy Gym Mix A Meal (Leonville, LA), Coad Egg White Protein (Monroe, GA), Desert Burn Egg Protein (Gainsville, GA), Fitness Systems Egg Protein (Sinking Spring, PA), Hannon Health Systems Albumin Isolate (Ozark, AL), Lanny's Albumin Isolate (Enterprise, AL), Len Rossi Egg Protein (Brentwood, TN), Miracle II Now Egg Protein (Goldsboro, NC) , NCP Miracle, Inc. Egg Protein (Kenly, NC), Apple A Day Egg Protein (Elijay, GA), Mother Nature's Market Egg Protein (Tucker, GA), Nutrition World Egg Protein (Chattanooga, TN) ,Return To Eden Egg Protein (Atlanta, GA) and Olympia Egg Protein (Lawrenceville, GA) because they contain undeclared dairy content. People who have allergies or severe sensitivity to dairy products run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled Egg Protein Powder were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through internet sales.
All three flavors of the Egg Protein Powder were packaged in four different sizes. One is a 1250CC white plastic bottle, net weight 1 lb. (454 grams). The second is a 2000CC white plastic bottle, net weight 2 lbs., (907 grams). The third is a 2 gallon white plastic bucket, net weight 6 lbs., (2,722 grams). The fourth is a 4” x 5” silver single-serving packet, net weight 30 grams.
Three complaints have been filed to date in which individuals taking the product suffered a serious reaction to the product.
The recall was initiated after investigation of the complaints lead to the discovery that there were undisclosed levels of dairy content in the finished powder received and packaged by Vitalabs. Further investigation is being conducted to determine the source of the dairy content and to prevent such an event from occurring again in the future.
Consumers, wholesale customers, and distributors who have purchased Egg Protein Powder under the above brand and product names are urged to contact Vitalabs, Inc. for further instructions by one of the following means:
In the Metro Atlanta Area: 770-478-0006
Outside the Metro Atlanta Area: 1-800-241-3017