Potentially Harmful Weight Loss Dietary Supplements Recalled

Potentially Harmful Weight Loss Dietary Supplements Recalled
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October 10, 2013

B@B Trade Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of Slim Fortune, Lidiy, and Slim Expert supplements. A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) laboratory analysis of these weight loss dietary supplements found them to contain undeclared Sibutramine.

Sibutramine was a previously approved controlled substance that was removed from the U.S. market in October 2010 for safety reasons, making these products unapproved new drugs.

These products may pose a threat to consumers because Sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke. This product may also interact, in life-threatening ways, with other medications a consumer may be taking.

The products affected by this recall are packaged in plastic bottles as follows: Slim Fortune green capsules (30 capsules per bottle), Lidiy green capsules (30 capsules per bottle), and Slim Expert (30 softgel capsules per bottle). All of these products are marketed as a natural herb for weight loss.

The recalled products were sold directly to individual customers in Florida, as well as online. B@B Trade has discontinued all distribution and sales of these products.

Consumers should not consume Slim Fortune, Lidiy, or Slim Expert supplements, and should return the recalled products immediately to the place of purchase. Those with questions should contact B@B Trade Inc. at 305-763-6956.