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'Blood Disorders' Supplement, More Bocchi Labs Hair Care Products Recalled

Executive Summary

McDaniel Life-Line recalls its Indian Herb supplement after FDA determined it was marketed without an NDA for claims including "blood disorders." For third time in less than a year, John Paul Mitchell Systems brand and other shampoos recalled by manufacturer Bocchi Labs due to potential contamination; other health, beauty and wellness product recalls.

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