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PHOTO - NBTY, Inc. Conducts Nationwide Recall of Shark Cartilage Capsules

NBTY, Inc. Conducts Nationwide Recall of Shark Cartilage Capsules

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The label is in a gold and yellow background. At the top Center in a rectangular box with a green background with white writing reads “GOOD ‘N NATURAL.” In the middle of the label in black print reads, “Shark Cartilage 740 mg.” Half way to the bottom of the label in red print reads “A natural Dietary Supplement made from Pure Shark Cartilage.” In Black print are the words, “Dietary Supplement” underlined in a Dark green line. To the right of the Dark green line is seal stamped with consist of two red ovals, one inside of another with red print are the words, GUARANTEED *QUALITY*”, inside between the two ovals and in the inner oval reads in red, “LABORATORY TESTED. At the very bottom in black print reads, “100 CAPSULES.” To the left of the label is the UPC code with the numbers, “7431246580 2” between the UPC lines. To the left of the label is the Supplement Facts sheet reading in black print, “Supplement Facts Serving Size 1 Capsule” with a dark underlined. Under reads, “Amount Per Serving %Daily value. Another underlined then reading, “Shark Cartilage Powder 740mg (freeze/vacuum dried) with another underline. Then reading, “Daily Value not established.” Below the Supplement Facts box reads in black, “Other Ingredients: Dicalcium Phosphate, Gelatin, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, Silica. Directions: For adults, take one (1) capsule four to six times daily, preferably with meals. Calcium and other minerals can affect the absorption of many medications. Do not take this product within 2 hours of taking medications or follow the advice of your health care-provider. As a reminder, discuss the supplements and medications you take with your health care providers. GUARATEED FREE OF: yeast, wheat, milk or milk derivatives, lactose, sugar, preservatives, soy, artificial color, artificial flavor. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. STORE IN A DRY PLACE AND AVOID EXCESSIVE HEAT. TAMPER RESISTANT: DO NOT USE IF IMPRINTED SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN. The pure, freeze-dried shark cartilage contained in this product is a natural source of chondroltin sulfate, which is a key structural component in human cartilage.** Chondroltin also plays an important role in the maintenance of joint cartilage.” There is another black box reading inside” **these statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.” Below the box reads, “Warning: Not for use by women of childbearing age, especially pregnant or lactating women. Avoid this product if you have a history of kidney stones or if you are allergic to fish or sulfur. Consult doctor before use if you have, or have had, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis, kidney disease, hyperparathyroidism, if you are planning to have or have had recent surgery, if you are an endurance athlete, or if you are taking ANY MEDICATIONS OR REMEDIES. Discontinue use and consult your doctor if any adverse reactions occur, such as gastrointestinal discomfort, dizziness, changes in blood pressure or blood sugar, weakness, fatigue, rash or swelling. NOT INTENDED FOR USE BY PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 13. Carefully Manufactured by Good ‘N Natural Manufacturing Corp. Holbrook, NY 11741 U.S.A. ITEM # 6850 ©Good ‘N Natural Mfg. Corp. 2004 B6580 O5C. On the far left side of the label reads, “64951-03C SEP-08.”

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