FDA Safety Alert for Dietary Supplement Marketed for Joint Health

February 2, 2018
Rheumatology Network Staff

Product may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Arthri-D is recalling its Dietary Supplement "Arthri-D 120ct" Lot#1701-092 because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The product was distributed nationwide through mail orders. It comes in a 225 cc, white plastic HDPE bottle marked with lot #1701-092 on the label and with a manufacturing date of March 2017 stamped on the side.

Background
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the company revealed the presence of Salmonella in 1 bottle. Distribution has been suspended while FDA and the company continue their investigation.

Recommendation
Consumers who have purchased 120 count of Arthri-D lot#1701-092 are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions may contact the company at 978-992-0505.

Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of this product to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program.

References:

US Food & Drug Administration. Arthri-D 120ct Dietary Supplement by Arthri-D: Recall - Possible Salmonella Contamination. US Department of Health and Human Services. Published online January 24, 2018.

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