USA – Viable Solutions, LLC Recalls Certain Kratom-Containing Powder Products Because of Possible Health Risk – Salmonella

FDA

Viable Solutions ofNampa, ID has initiated a recall of certain Kratom-containing powder products, 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 result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The potentially affected powder products are packaged in kaft paper, foil-lined heat sealed pouches and sold in 25 grams, 100 grams, 250 grams, and 1000 grams sizes. The units were sold directly to consumers nationwide in January and February of 2018 via company websites. The products description are as follows:

Recall Product Identification:

Brand Product Name Net Wt.
Herbal-Salvation.com Mitragyna Speciosa Leaf Powder-Red Vein Sumatra 25 grams, 100 grams, 250 grams, 1000 grams
Herbal-Salvation.com Mitragyna Speciosa Leaf Powder-Red Vein Bali 25 grams, 100 grams, 250 grams, 1000 grams
Herbal-Salvation.com Mitragyna Speciosa Leaf Powder-Green Horn 25 grams, 100 grams, 250 grams, 1000 grams
Herbal-Salvation.com Mitragyna Speciosa Leaf Powder-Thai Maeng Da 25 grams, 100 grams, 250 grams, 1000 grams

The lot numbers being recalled can be found on the packaging and are as follows:

RVS1380182301
RVB1380182201
GVH1380171512
MD13120181601

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