Food Science Corp. announced a voluntary recall of about 1,250 bottles of its Children’s Multivitamins due to an error on the labels’ regarding suggested use.
When consumed as directed, this product could pose a health risk if taken for an extended period of time, although the risk is minimal.
The recalled vitamins are marketed under the following brands:
DaVinci Laboratories of Vermont Kid’s Mighty Vites (90 tablet bottle) Lot #s 6741500 0311 and 6741600 0311 and 6988100 0311
FoodScience of Vermont Kids Superior (90 tablet bottle) Lot #s 6741500 0311 and 6741600 0311and 6988100 0311 and 7198100 0311
Mountain Naturals of Vermont Kid’s Superior (90 tablet bottle) Lot #s 6741700 0311
Sherlock Vitamins Smart Strong Focus (60 tablet bottle): Lot # 6747900 0311
Elders International, Inc. M10-8® Kids IQ Secret (90 tablet bottle): Lot # 6830700 0311
Guyer Institute HEALTHY KIDS MV (90 tablet bottle): Lot # 6784400 0311
The products were distributed throughout the U.S., Denmark, Kenya, New Zealand, retail stores and doctors from March 12 through June 3, 2009.
To date, there have been no reported adverse events associated with the recalled products.
Consumers should return the recalled vitamins to the store of purchase for a free refund. For recall assistance, questions and concerns can be directed to the company at 1-800-451-5190.