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Posted May 1, 2014
Weight Loss Supplement Recalled
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Recalled LiteFit USA is manufactured by Global Herb, LLC. and is packaged in plastic bottles containing 30 softgels. It was distributed worldwide to wholesalers, retailers, and through the internet between June 26, 2013 to March 27, 2014 and can be identified by the following: Lot Number 13165, Expires: May 2017.
This recall follows a warning not to buy or use LiteFit USA issued by the FDA on April 10, 2014.
Consumers who have purchased this supplement should discontinue use immediately and contact their healthcare provider if they have experienced any adverse side effects. Consumers and healthcare providers are also encouraged to report any adverse reactions to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting Program.
(See ConsumerLab.com's Review of Weight Loss Supplements for tests of related products.)
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