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California Warns of Lead in Vitamins

OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) - California has sued 54 companies, claiming they failed to warn the public about lead in vitamins.

Here are the defendants in the state's complaint in Alameda County Court: 21st Century Healthcare Inc., Apez Fitness Group, a division of 24-Hour Fitness USA Inc., Biosan Laboratories Inc., Bluebonnet Nutrition Corporation, Bronson Nutritionals LLC, Buried Treasure, a division of Lifeline Food Inc., Clinician's Choice Inc., D&E Pharmaceuticals Inc., DaVinci Laboratories of Vermont, Delaware Natrol Inc., Designs for Health Inc., Douglas Laboratories, Dynamic Health Laboratories Inc., Enzymatic Therapy Inc., Esteem Products Ltd., Fairhaven Health LLC, FoodScience Corporation, FoodScience of Vermont, FutureBiotics LLC, Genspec Labs LLC, Health Authority LLC, HXN Corporation, Integrative Therapeutics Inc., Irwin Naturals, J.R. Carlson Laboratories Inc., Kirkman Kordial Nutrients, Metabolic Maintenance Products Inc. Metagenics Inc., Mountain Naturals of Vermont, Natural Organics Inc., Nature's Secret, Nature's Way Products Inc., NBTY Inc., New Chapter Inc., Nexgen Pharma Inc., NF Formulas Inc., NOW Foods, Nutrition Resources Inc., Nutritional Specialties Inc., Nutri-West, Olympian Labs Inc., Only Natural Inc., Optimal Nutrients Inc. USA, Pioneer Nutritional Formulas Inc., Pure Essence Laboratories Inc., Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems Inc., Solgar Inc., Spring Valley Herbs & Natural Foods, SuperNutrition Life-Extension Research Inc., The Daily Wellness Company, The Vitamin Shoppe Industries Inc., Threshold Enterprises Ltd., True Fit Vitamins, Universal Nutrition, and Wyeth Laboratories.

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