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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of October 9, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Benefiber Plus Heart Health Non-Thickening Powder, Sugar Free, packaged in 6.4-oz (48 servings) bottles, UPC 300673002487. Distributed by: Novartis Consumer health, Inc., Parsippany, NJ 07054-0622. Made in France.
Recall Number F-1960-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info 10118915, 10118916, 10118917, 10118918, 10120338, 10120361, 10122590, 10122591, 10123950, 10126662, and 10127376
Product Distributed Qty 170,220/6.4-oz. (48 servings) bottles
Reason For Recall The products are being recalled due to the receipt of a relatively high number of consumer complaints.

Event Detail

Event Id 65111
Product Type Food
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Novartis Consumer Health
City Lincoln
State NE
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-05-07
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Product was distributed nationwide and included military distribution. Foreign distribution was made to Panama and Belize.