StarCaps Diet Pill Recalled For Unauthorized Diuretic

Law360, New York (November 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The StarCaps diet pill, the brainchild of Beverly Hills socialite and diet adviser Nikki Haskell, has been recalled because it contains an undeclared diuretic that should be available by prescription only.

Balanced Health Products Inc., the company that markets the pills, launched an investigation into the drug's composition after it received reports in October that National Football League players who took StarCaps had tested positive for the diuretic bumetanide, Balanced Health's lawyer Marc Ullman of Ullman Shapiro & Ullman LLP said.

The company stopped shipping the...
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