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May 2013

FDA: Xymogen Recalls Joint Support Product Atriphen

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that Xymogen, a nutraceutical company based in Orlando, Florida, has recalled Atriphen, a product marketed for the support of healthy joint function. The recall was issued due to the presence of undeclared soy and milk allergens.

Xymogen has discontinued the sale of Atriphen. The product is being tested by a third-party laboratory to confirm the presence of soy and milk allergens.

The company warned that people who are allergic or sensitive to soy or milk may experience a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. No allergic reactions or side effects have been reported as a result of these undeclared allergens, but Xymogen is urging consumers to return the product for a full refund.

Consumers should contact the company through www.xymogen.com for comments or inquiries.

The FDA encourages consumers and health professionals to report any side effects caused by the use of Atriphen to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program.

For more information about food allergy, please visit Natural Standard's Medical Conditions Database.

References

  1. Natural Standard: The Authority on Integrative Medicine. 
  2. US Food and Drug Administration. www.fda.gov

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