February 14, 2014

MyNicKnaxs, LLC. Recalls All Weight Loss Formulas of Reduce Weight Fruta Planta

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of all lots of Reduce Weight Fruta Planta because the products contain an undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredient: Phenolphthalein. All lots of the Reduce Weight Fruta Planta products are being recalled.

Phenolphthalein was once an ingredient used in over-the-counter laxatives, but because of concerns of carcinogenicity is not currently approved for marketing in the United States. This undeclared ingredient makes Reduce Weight Fruta Planta an unapproved new drug for which safety and efficacy have not been established. Consumption of this product could include potentially serious gastrointestinal disturbances, irregular heartbeat, and cancer with long-term use.

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm385919.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.