News Release
 August 22, 2008
CONTACT: Katie McKenna

Williamsville, NY –As part of a manufacturer's recall, Tops Friendly Markets have removed from shelves several Hydroxycut products. The Food and Drug Administration is urging consumers to discontinue the use of Hydroxycut products as they have been associated with a number of serious liver injuries. The maker of the dietary supplement has announced a voluntary recall for all code dates for the following products that Tops carries: • Hydroxycut Complete 7-day cap, UPC #63165660161 • Hydroxycut Weight Loss Caplets, UPC #63165660047 The FDA said it has received 23 reports of serious liver injuries linked to Hydroxycut products, which are also used as energy enhancers and as fat burners Customers should check their cupboards for this product and return to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Hydroxycut at 1-877-468-2835.

Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 71 full-service supermarkets and five franchise supermarkets. With over 10,000 associates, Tops is the leading full-service grocery retailer in Western New York, Central New York, including Rochester, and Northwestern Pennsylvania. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company's Web site at


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