BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. — Now Foods is recalling its Calcium & Magnesium Softgels supplements due to excessive amounts of vitamin D3 and is asking customers to immediately stop using the product.
The company said on its website that the supplement contains 30-40,000 international units per serving versus the 600 IU indicated on its label. Now Foods said it has received reports of nausea and elevated blood vitamin D levels tied to use of the product. Symptoms of high vitamin D dietary intake also can include fatigue, headaches and loss of appetite, among other side effects.
Now Foods said customers can return the product to the store where they purchased it for a full refund or replacement, and no receipt will be required. The product was sold throughout the United States and in other countries. The affected U.S. product codes are 1251, 1252.
No other Now Foods products are involved or affected by the recall.