Recall: NXTGEN Kratom Dietary Supplement
On 2018-04-18, the FDA announced that NGB is conducting a recall on Kratom Dietary Supplement due to possible contamination with salmonella. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) NXTGEN during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
In recent months, there have been 14 drugs recalls due to potential contamination, including powdered kratom products, kratom containing powder products and more. Additionally, there have been 17 drug and medical device recalls due to other health hazards as well as 96 food recalls.
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Arizona, California, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Utah
Product Description: Kratom dietary supplement
Brand Name(s): NXTGEN
Reason for Recall: Salmonella Contamination
Official Recall Date: 2018-04-18
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
NGB Corp. of West Jordan, Utah is voluntarily recalling NxtGen Botanicals Maeng Da Kratom labeled bottles of encapsulated product because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can ressult in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis.
The possibly affected products bear the lot #171409 and are packaged in plastic sealed bottles sold in 500-miligram capsules. Distribution of an estimated 1,108 units were sold directly to 22 retailers in Utah, 2 in Massachusetts, and 1 in each of Arizona, Georgia, Minnesota, and California. The lot number can be found on the bottom of each bottle. Read More.
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