FDA Analysis Motivates Recall of Weight Loss Supplement

September 16, 2010

J & H Besta Corp. (Hicksville, NY) has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of its Slim-30 herbal supplement after the Food and Drug Administration (Rockville, MD) confirmed trace amounts of N-Desmethyl Sibutramine and Sibutramine in the weight loss supplement. Sibutramine is an FDA-approved drug for weight loss. Slim-30 contains Chinese hawthorn (Crataegus pinnatifida), sickle-pod seed (Senna obtusifolia), oyster shell, and sacred lotus leaf (Nelumbo nucifera), according to the company...s website.

J & H Besta Corp. (Hicksville, NY) has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of its Slim-30 herbal supplement after the Food and Drug Administration (Rockville, MD) confirmed trace amounts of N-Desmethyl Sibutramine and Sibutramine in the weight loss supplement. Sibutramine is an FDA-approved drug for weight loss.

Slim-30 contains Chinese hawthorn (Crataegus pinnatifida), sickle-pod seed (Senna obtusifolia), oyster shell, and sacred lotus leaf (Nelumbo nucifera), according to the company...s website.