Eye rinses recalled over sterility concerns

January 1, 2005

Albany, OR-Alternative Health & Herbs Remedies is conducting a voluntary recall of all lots of four American Health & Herbs Ministry-brand eye rinse products following an FDA ruling that its manufacturing conditions were insufficient to produce a sterile product.

Albany, OR-Alternative Health & Herbs Remedies is conducting a voluntary recall of all lots of four American Health & Herbs Ministry-brand eye rinse products following an FDA ruling that its manufacturing conditions were insufficient to produce a sterile product.

The products include Eye Rinse Concentrate formula 1036, White Willow Bark 3193, Fennel Seed 3126, and Elderberry Flower 3247 live concentrated herbal tinctures. They are packaged in 2- and 8-ounce brown glass bottles. About 300 bottles were distributed nationwide since Nov. 1, 2002.

The FDA ruling was issued after an inspection concluded manufacturing controls were inadequate to ensure product sterility.

For more information, call 800/345-4152.