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FoodScience Corporation Recalls Kid's Multivitamin for label Error


Roger Kendall, PhD.
Vice President of Research and Development



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 11, 2009 - FoodScience Corporation of Essex Junction, Vermont 05452 is voluntarily recalling a total of approximately 1,250 bottles of its Children's Multi Vitamins.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered during the revising of product labels for reprint, that there was an error on the labels' suggested use recommendation.  The label currently indicates a suggested use of 1 chewable tablet for ages 3-5 and 2-3 chewable tablets for ages 6-12.  The label should read ages 4-16 take 1 chewable tablet daily.

This product, when consumed as directed, could pose a health risk if taken for an extended period of time, but the likelihood is remote.

The product is marketed under the following brands.

DaVinci Laboratories of Vermont Kid's Mighty Vites (90 tablet bottle) Lot #s 6741500 0311 and 6741600 0311 and 6988100 0311
FoodScience of Vermont Kids Superior (90 tablet bottle) Lot #s 6741500 0311 and 6741600 0311and 6988100 0311 and 7198100 0311
Mountain Naturals of Vermont Kid's Superior (90 tablet bottle) Lot #s 6741700 0311
Sherlock Vitamins Smart Strong Focus (60 tablet bottle): Lot # 6747900 0311 
Elders International, Inc. M10-8® Kids IQ Secret (90 tablet bottle): Lot # 6830700 0311
Guyer Institute HEALTHY KIDS MV (90 tablet bottle): Lot # 6784400 0311

The product is packaged in white bottles with a white child resistant bottle cap. The lot number is stamped vertically to the right side of the supplement fact panel on each label

These products were distributed throughout the United States and in Denmark, Kenya and New Zealand to retail stores, mail order companies, doctors and by direct delivery from March 12, 2009 through June 3, 2009.

No illnesses or adverse events have been reported to date in connection with this product.

Consumers who have purchased the product and lot number in the above listing are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-451-5190 and ask for Recall Assistance.




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