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Posted February 15, 2013

Energy Drink Recalled Due To Bacterial Contamination

On December 21, 2012, NBTY issued a voluntary recall of the energy supplement MET-Rx Extreme Thermo Rage Watermelon 8 fl. oz. (Manufactured by MET-Rx Nutrition, Inc.) due to bacterial contamination.

Laboratory testing confirmed the presence of Acetobacter lovaniensis in a sample selected for testing.

The recalled bottles of MET-Rx Extreme Thermo Rage were sold nationwide and in Puerto Rico, and are marked with the following lot numbers and expiration dates:

Lot # 430855, Expiration Date 12/21/12

Lot # 430856, Expiration Date 12/29/12

MET-Rx Extreme Thermo Rage contains caffeine, vitamin C, niacin, vitamin B6, potassium chloride, sodium, taurine, beta-alanine, L-Tyrosine, L-Carnitine, 5-HTP, yerba mate extract, green tea and yohimbe. It was promoted for energy and increased mental focus.

See's Reviews of Muscle Enhancement Supplements and Nutrition Bars for tests of other MET-Rx products and see Reviews of B Vitamin Supplements and Energy Drinks, Green Tea Supplements and Yohimbe Supplements for tests of related products.

For more information about this recall, use the link below.