Melatonin Brownies Recalled As Sen. Seeks FDA Action

Law360, New York (May 19, 2011, 12:31 PM EDT) -- The Arkansas Department of Health on Thursday recalled melatonin-containing brownies named Lazy Cakes because of potential health risks, while a U.S. senator has also raised concerns with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over baked goods that contain the neurohormone.

The Arkansas Department of Health said it was imposing the recall and prohibiting the sale of Lazy Cakes in the state because melatonin — a common dietary supplement used to treat sleep disorders — isn't approved for general food use, adding that it has received complaints...
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