FDA warns of Knife Blades found in Hardcore Energize Bullet and New Whey Liquid Products
The FDA warns consumers not to buy or use Hardcore Energize Bullet or New Whey liquid products sold in test tube-like vials because of suspected product tampering. Both products are recalled.
A utility knife blade was found in a vial of Hardcore Energize Bullet drink, manufactured in the United States and sold in Canada. A second blade was found in one vial of New Whey liquid products, manufactured and sold in the United States. There are no reported injuries.
Both Hardcore Energize Bullet and New Whey liquid products are manufactured by Protica Inc., ofWhitehall,Pa.
Hardcore Energize Bullet liquid products are recalled by distributor iSatori Technologies of Golden, Colo. The liquid is packaged in 2.9 ounce clear vials. The flavors affected are: Blue Rage and Black Rush.
The affected lots for the Blue Rage liquid product are: 1961, 1962, and 1794. The affected lot for the Black Rush liquid product is 1963.
New Whey liquid products are recalled by distributor IDS of Oviedo, Fla. The liquid is packaged in 2.9 ounce clear vials. The flavors affected are New Whey Fruit Punch 25g and New Whey Blue Raspberry 42g.
The affected lot for the New Whey Fruit Punch liquid product is 1960. The affected lot for the New Whey Blue Raspberry liquid product is 1944.
The FDA encourages consumers and healthcare professionals to report adverse events and product quality issues to the FDA.
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- Fax: 800-FDA-0178
- Phone: 800-FDA-1088
For more information please see: http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm170500.htm