The Food and Drug Administration released the following recall notice this afternoon:
Nutra Manufacturing, Inc. (“Nutra”) today announced that it is initiating a nationwide, voluntary recall of one lot of GNC Women’s Ultra Mega Time Release dietary supplement product sold in 180 count containers UPC 048107158910, lot number 3044FQ2024, with an expiration date of June 2018 due to the fact the product may contain an undeclared major food allergen, milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The United States Food and Drug Administration is aware of this recall. This recall involves only GNC Women’s Ultra Mega Time Release 180 count with the lot number 3044FQ2024. The lot number can be found on the bottom of the product box and the side panel of the product label. No other GNC brand products or lots are part of the recall. The problem was discovered by Nutra at its manufacturing facility. There have been no cases of persons with milk allergies reporting reactions to the product. The affected product was distributed starting in August 23, 2016 through the present and is packaged in an HDPE plastic bottle with a child resistant closure. See below for a picture of the box of the product.
As part of its priority to ensure the safety and quality of all of its products, GNC is working with Nutra on the voluntary recall by removing the specified product from retail store shelves.
If you are in possession of a bottle of GNC Women’s Ultra Mega Time Release180 count, please check the lot number on the product label and do not consume the product if it contains the 3044FQ2024 lot number. Instead, return the product to the GNC retail location where it was purchased for a full refund. If you have any questions concerning this recall, please call GNC Customer Service, which is open weekdays from 8:00 am – 8:30pm EST, at 1-888-462-2548.