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Vitamin B Supplements Recalled

Terry Naturally BioActive Vitamin B and EuroMedica Active B Complex supplements have been recalled immediately due to the presence of undeclared milk. EuroPharma, Inc. has issued this recall out of an abundance of caution, though no adverse events have yet been reported.

SUMMARY

Date of Recall:

Announced: April 21, 2023

Public Notification: April 22, 2023

Name(s) of Recalled Drug:

Terry Naturally BioActive Vitamin B

EuroMedica Active B Complex.

Company Name:

EuroPharma, Inc.

Drug Indication:

Supplement marketed to the general public for improvement of brain and cognitive function, heart health and nervous system function.

Recalled Product Description

Supplements are packaged in white, plastic bottles. Labels are white and orange or white and blue. Each bottle contains 60 capsules.

Reason for Recall

The supplements have been found to contain milk. However, they are labeled as vegan in some cases and in others, milk is not declared. For those with milk sensitivity or allergies, this can lead to serious health impacts.

Impacts

Consumers with an allergy to milk who continue to ingest the supplements could experience an allergic reaction. Symptoms are not limited to but can include:

  • Rash
  • Swelling of Face and Lips
  • Stomach Pain
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Runny Nose
  • Wheezing
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Anaphylaxis and Death

IF YOU OR A LOVED ONE EXPERIENCES A REACTION THAT CAUSES SHORTNESS OF BREATH, NOISY BREATHING, LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS, SEIZURES OR ANY OTHER LIFE-THREATENING SYMPTOMS, CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY.

Recalled Lot information

Consumers should locate the box in which the medication comes to compare NDC and lot numbers as well as expiration dates with the chart below. If you find your NDC number, lot number and expiration date on the chart below, your medication is affected by the recall and you will need to take additional steps in order to ensure that your health is not affected and to take part in recall procedures.

Product Description
UPC
Lot Number
Expiration Date
Terry Naturally BioActive Vitamin B, 60 Count
3 67703 18006 5
1220022
10/2022
Terry Naturally BioActive Vitamin B, 60 Count
3 67703 18006 5
0921231
07/2023
Terry Naturally BioActive Vitamin B, 60 Count
3 67703 18006 5
0222192
01/2024
Terry Naturally BioActive Vitamin B, 60 Count
3 67703 18006 5
0223570
12/2024
EuroMedica Active B Complex, 60 Count
3 67703 68006 0
1220019
11/2022
EuroMedica Active B Complex, 60 Count
3 67703 68006 0
0921232
07/2023
EuroMedica Active B Complex, 60 Count
3 67703 68006 0
0222190
01/2024

FDA.gov

Have you found that your supplement has been recalled? Here’s what you should do:

Consumers

If you find that your supplement is part of this recall, do the following:

  1. Discontinue use of the supplement immediately.
  2. Call your doctor right away if any symptoms of an adverse reaction are noted.
  3. Continue to monitor your health for any adverse symptoms over the next week and notify your physician if any concerns are noted.
  4. Consumers may return the product to place of purchase for a full refund.
  5. Consumers may also contact EuroPharma, Inc. at 1-920-593-3729. They are available Mon-Fri from 8:00am to 4:00pm (CST). You can also contact them via email at qualitydept@europharmausa.com.
  6. If you are currently experiencing or have experienced an adverse reaction to this medication (listed above), notify your physician immediately and notify the FDA by calling 1-800-332-1088 or completing an online reporting form.
  7. Contact MedWaste Management for information and/or assistance with disposing of the recalled medication.

Retailer

  1. Examine all inventory and remove stock that is affected by the recall immediately.
  2. Contact EuroPharma, Inc. at 1-920-593-3729 or you can utilize qualitydept@europharmausa.com to contact them via email. Notify them of any recalled batches that have already been sold to consumers.
  3. Notify affected consumers of recalled batches that they have already or will receive.
  4. Contact MedWaste Management for information and/or assistance with disposing of the recalled medication.

Wholesaler

  1. Examine all inventory and remove stock that is affected by the recall immediately.
  2. Contact EuroPharma, Inc. at 1-920-593-3729 or you can utilize qualitydept@europharmausa.com to contact them via email. Notify them of any recalled batches that have already been shipped to retailers.
  3. Notify affected retailers of recalled batches that they have already or will receive.
  4. Contact MedWaste Management for information and/or assistance with disposing of the recalled medication.

 

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