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Arthri-D, LLC Recalls Arthri-D Lot#1701-092 Because of Possible Health Risk

For Immediate Release

January 21, 2018

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Arthri-D LLC
978-992-0517

Announcement

Arthri-D, LLC is recalling its Dietary Supplement “Arthri-D 120ct” Lot#1701-092 (the “Product”) because it may be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The Product was distributed nationwide through mail orders. It comes in a 225 cc, white plastic HDPE bottle marked with lot #1701-092 on the label and with a manufacturing date of March 2017 stamped on the side.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the Product.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the company revealed the presence of Salmonella in 1 bottle. We have tested and re-tested the Product and no presence of Salmonella was subsequently found. However, out of abundance of caution, we have decided to recall this Product.

Distribution of the Product has been suspended while FDA and the company continue their investigation as to the source of the Salmonella presentin that aforementioned 1 bottle.

Consumers who have purchased 120 count of Arthri-D lot#1701-092 are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions may contact the company at 978-992-0505.

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