Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Bethel Nutritional Consulting, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Weight Loss Pills “Bethel 30”

Bethel Nutritional Consulting, Inc. was informed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that a sample of Bethel 30 green capsule was collected and tested by FDA in April 24, 2013. The capsules tested positive for Sibutramine and Phenolphthalein. Sibutramine is a controlled substance that was removed from the market in October 2010 for safety reasons. The FDA has not approved Bethel 30, green capsules as drugs; therefore the safety and effectiveness of this product is unknown.

FDA advises that these products may pose a threat to consumers because sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke. This product may also interact, in life-threatening ways, with other medications a consumer may be taking.
Bethel 30, green capsules are marketed as a Natural Herb for Weight Loss manufactured with a pharmaceutical & Nutraceuticals laboratory. Bethel 30 Herb Supplement is packaged in plastic white bottles containing 30 capsules per bottle and bears Lot #’s 120514, with EXP: 12/05/2014.

The lot 120514 is the only one subject to recall and it will not be distributed through, or retail in office.

The product was sold directly to individual customers in our New York, NY, sales office and online at The company discontinued total distribution. It sincerely regrets any inconvenience to our customers.

 Consumers should not consume Bethel 30, green capsules, Herb Supplement and should return it immediately to the place of purchase