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Posted March 22, 2016

NOW Foods Recalls Ginkgo & Other Supplements

On March 18, 2016, NOW Foods issued a recall of the following dietary supplements due to errors on the labels: 

  • NOW® Goldenseal Root 500mg 100 Caps Product Code: 4692, Lot #: 1961645
  • NOW Cranberry Ext Caps 90 VegCaps Product Code: 4632, Lot #: 1961645

The above supplements contain undeclared soy. People who have a soy allergy should not consume these supplements as it could cause a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they believe they have experienced any adverse events related with the use of these supplements

Labels on the other four recalled supplements contain errors but do not pose a health hazard:

  • NOW Andrographis Ext 400 mg 90 VegCaps Product Code: 4591, Lot #: 1966914
  • NOW Elderberry 500mg 60 VegCaps Product Code: 4667, Lot #: 1966914
  • NOW Burdock Root 430mg 100 Caps Product Code: 4608, Lot #: 1969778
  • NOW Gingko Biloba 60mg 120 VegCaps Product Code: 4687, Lot #: 1969778

(See ConsumerLab.com's Review of Ginkgo Biloba Supplements for tests of related products.)

See Related Warnings:

Probiotic Recalled Due To Undeclared Soy

Four Probiotic Products in Canada May Pose Serious Health Risks to Those with Milk or Soy Allergies

Protein Supplement Recalled Due To Undeclared Soy and Milk

For more about this recall, use the link below.