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 ConsumerLab.com'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.