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Recall: MegaFood One Daily Supplement Bottles

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On 2013-01-31, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding MegaFood One Daily Supplement Bottles due to a potential poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2012 for about $39 to $90.

About 7,000 units are involved in this FoodState supplement recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Vitamins & Supplements category in 2013.

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MegaFood One Daily Supplement Bottles
Image of Recalled MegaFood One Daily Tablets. Bottles with 60, 90 and 180 tablets 268450
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Company Contact Information:

Website: www.megafood.com
Phone: (866) 234-2668

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What is the problem?

The packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The supplement tablets inside the bottle contain iron, which can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple tablets are ingested at once.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The recalled supplement bottles are brown glass bottles that contain MegaFood One Daily Tablets. The bottles have a yellow label on the front with the words "MegaFood," "Fresh From Farm To Tablet," "One Daily," "Nourish," "Balance" and "Replenish" printed above a picture of vegetables. Recalled bottles have the following amounts, product codes and lot numbers:

Amount

Product Code

Lot Numbers

60 tablets

51494 10151

10613, 10724 through 10728, 11246 and 12191

90 tablets

51494 10152

180 tablets

51494 10153


The amount is on the bottom right of the front label. The product code and lot numbers are on the left side of the front label.

These items were sold new+ at Sprouts Farmers Market, Vitamin Cottage, Whole Foods Market and other natural food stores nationwide from June 2012 to October 2012 for between $39 and $90.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should immediately place bottles of this product out of reach of children and return any recalled bottles to the original place of purchase for a full refund or replacement.

FoodState d/b/a MegaFood, toll free at (866)234-2668, from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or by e-mail at productintegrity@megafood.com; or online at http://www.megafood.com, then click on "Read More" in the Safety Notice section of the page.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

None reported

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.