Posted February 7, 2002

Recall of Additional Pepsin-containing Digestive Aids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following Class I recall information in its February 6, 2002 Enforcement Report. A Class I recall is a situation in which there is a reasonable probability that the use of or exposure to a violative product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death:

[Note: In addition to those products listed below, other pepsin-containing supplements have been recalled. See recall posted on January 18, 2002]

PRODUCT a) Hsu & Co. brand, Super Enzymes, 60 & 120 & 180 tablets, Recall # F-280-2; b) Hsu & Co. brand, Super Enzymes, 60 & 180 capsules, Recall # F-281-2; c) Acti-Gest tablets (labeled under numerous brands) -Spatz brand, 90 tablets. -Natural Products/ Natures Way brand, 180 tablets. -Full-O-Life brand, 90 tablets. -Edson Farms Natural Foods brand, 90 & 180 tablets. -Clark's Nutritional Centers brand, 90 tablets. -VP Health Food brand, 90 & 180 tablets. -Nature's Concept The Natural Choice brand, 60 & 90 & 180 tablets. Recall # F-282-2.

CODE a) Lots 0050203 & 0090203; b) Lots 0050203 & 0090203; c) Lot 5800204; Lot 5800204; Lot 5800204; Lot 5800204; Lot 5800204; Lot 5800204; Lot 5800204.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Recalling Firm: Licata Enterprises, Huntington Beach, CA, by telephone and fax on May 16, 2001. Manufacturer: Horizon Laboratories, Chatsworth, CA. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON Salmonella contamination of raw material Pepsin.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 173,702 tablets, 95,008 capsules.

DISTRIBUTION CA, OH and MI.