Cough Syrup for Infants Recalled Because It May Contain Bacteria
According to WRAL, Kingston Pharma, LLC, recalled bottles of cough syrup for infants that have been sold at Dollar General Stores nationwide.
DG Naturals baby cough syrup + mucus has been recalled because it may be contaminated with bacteria. The cough syrup may be contaminated with Bacillus cereus and could cause vomiting and diarrhea. Basilius cereus could also cause death.
WRAL said that no illnesses have been reported so far in connection with the use of this cough syrup.
According to the F.D.A. Website, The product comes in a carton labeled DG™/health baby Cough Syrup + Mucus in 2-fluid ounce bottles marked with Lot KL180157 Expiration date 11/20 on the bottom of the carton and back of the bottle label; UPC Code 8 54954 00250 0.
The FDA urges people to discontinue the use of the product and to return the unused portion to the point of purchase.
The company has suspended production of the product until the FDA completes its investigation to find the source of the problem.
If you have any questions you can contact the company at 1-844-724-7347 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST or e-mail at Christina.Condon@SciRegs.com.