60,000 Bottles Added To StarCaps Diet Pill Recall

Law360, New York (December 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Less than a week after the National Football League's players union sued the league for failing to warn athletes that a recently recalled diet pill used by players contained a harmful diuretic, Balanced Health Products Inc., which makes the pills, said it would recall nearly 60,000 additional bottles, or six times the number in the original recall.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the expanded recall for two additional lots of StarCaps dietary supplement pills on Monday, reporting that the lots contain bumetanide, an undeclared...
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