Tag: Kratom

Kratom Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 20 States

FDA Issues First Ever ‘Mandatory Recall’ for Kratom

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered the mandatory recall -- the first time the agency has used its mandatory recall power for a food product -- on Tuesday for kratom that may be contaminated with salmonella, a bacterium...

/ April 4, 2018
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PDX Aromatics Issues Second Kratom Recall Over Salmonella Risk

A Portland, Oregon-based firm has announced it is expanding a prior recall for certain kratom powder and capsule products over a potential contamination with salmonella, a bacterium that causes severe gastrointestinal illness.

/ March 23, 2018
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Oregon Company Recalls Potentially Tainted Kratom Linked to Ongoing Salmonella Outbreak

A Portland-based firm has issued a recall for 3 brands of kratom powder products after a sample tested positive for salmonella and an illness was linked to the supplements, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

/ March 14, 2018
Kratom Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 20 States

FDA Oversees Destruction of Kratom Recalled in Salmonella Outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Wednesday that it had recalled and destroyed a massive lot of kratom-containing dietary supplements produced by a company based in Grain Valley, Missouri.

/ February 26, 2018
Kratom Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 20 States

Kratom Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 20 States

The FDA is warning against using kratom after a Salmonella outbreak sickened at least 28 people in 20 states, including 11 people who were hospitalized.

/ February 22, 2018
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FDA Warning on Deadly Risks of Kratom

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a public health advisory concerning the potential health risks of kratom, an herbal supplement the DEA is calling an “imminent hazard to public safety” since being linked to dozens of deaths.

/ November 16, 2017