The recall affects a limited number of the 90-count packages of the product, the company said. Exposure to soy may cause a life threatenting readtion in susceptible individuals, the company said. There have been no illnesses reported in regard to this product batch, and there are no health concerns for consumers who are not allergic to soy, the company said.
The affected product is packaged in a 90-count amber glass jar with an outer cardboard carton marked with: Probiotic Elderberry, Lot#: 01230049332; Expiration date: 01/31/15 (located on the bottom of the box and on the side of the bottle); UPC: 7-27783-00123-8
This voluntary recall is limited only to packages of New Chapter Probiotic Elderberry bearing the above UPC, expiration date and lot number. No other New Chapter products are affected. The affected products were distributed nationwide via retail stores, mail order, and direct delivery.
Consumers who have purchased Probiotic Elderberry from this affected lot may return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact New Chapter at 1-800-543-7279.