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Silver Star Brands, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Human and Animal Drug Products Due to Microbial Contamination

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Company Announcement Date:
FDA Publish Date:
Product Type:
Animal & Veterinary
Food & Beverages
Pet Food
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Microbial Contamination
Company Name:
Pet Alive, Native Remedies, Healthful Naturals
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Pet Alive, Native Remedies, Healthful Naturals
Product Description:
Product Description
Homeopathic Drug Products (liquid)

Company Announcement

Silver Star Brands, Inc., is initiating a voluntary recall of six products for humans (including four Native Remedies® and two Healthful Naturals™) and two PetAlive® products for pets for a total of eight products with lot numbers, see table below, to the consumer level. The products have been tested and found to contain microbial contamination.

Administration or use of drug products with microbial contamination could potentially result in increased infections that may require medical intervention and could result in infections that could be life threatening to certain individuals and animals. To date, Silver Star Brands, Inc. has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.

These products can be identified by the main label on the bottle and the lot number that is printed on the label. Each product recalled is an individual 2 oz. oral spray in amber bottle (see table below), manufactured at the King Bio, Inc. facility in Asheville, NC. Product was distributed nationwide via wholesale, retail and online sales. Native Remedies®, PetAlive® and Healthful Naturals™ package images for products affected are attached (below).

Native Remedies VertiFree oral spray Temporary relief for dizziness and nausea 68703-253-02 818837012260 K061417B 6/20
Native Remedies VaricoGo oral spray Relieves discomfort associated with varicose veins 68703-105- 59 818837010419 K111717A 11/20
Native Remedies HypoSlim oral spray Assists with healthy weight management and metabolism 68703-275-02 818837013724 K051818A 05/21
Native Remedies EyeClear Pro oral spray Relieves symptoms of mineral buildup and eye irritation 68703-151- 59 818837011652 K022317A, K022317B 02/20
Healthful Naturals DizziFree oral spray Temporarily relieves dizziness and nausea 68703-204- 02 840853166535 K022616D N/A
Healthful Naturals Leg Cramp Support Temporary relief from cramps and spasms while resting 68703-206- 02 840853166559 K022216C N/A
PetAlive Plump-Up Pet oral spray Improves appetite in underweight dogs and cats 68703-290- 02 818837013908 K011617E 01/20
PetAlive Allergy Itch Ease oral spray Relieves skin itch 68703-135- 59 818837011102 K111617B 11/20

Silver Star Brands, Inc. is notifying its distributors and customers by letter and is arranging for return and replacement (or refund) of the recalled products.

Consumers/distributors/retailers that have this product which is being recalled should discontinue use/distribution and contact Silver Star Brands, Inc. at Nativeremedies@silverstarbrands.com to make arrangements to return the product. Theseproducts were distributed nationwide to retailers (doctor offices, pharmacies, health food stores) and consumers (direct sales and website).

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Silver Star Brands, Inc. at 1-888- 736-6389 Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CST or email Nativeremedies@silverstarbrands.com. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they believe they have experienced any problems that may be related to using this product.

Adverse reactions or quality problems associated with the use of this product may be reported to FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either by phone, on line, by regular mail or by fax.

The Center for Veterinary Medicine recommends calling the drug company to report adverse drug experiences or product defects for FDA-approved animal products. The drug company responsible for the approved product is required to submit these reports to FDA. Call1-888-736- 6389.

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1-888- 736-6389

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