FDA: Herbal supplement for babies with tummy troubles recalled from Dollar General


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    A brand of baby gripe water sold at Dollar General stores is being recalled due to levels of an undissolved ingredient, citrus flavonoid, according to the FDA.

    Officials say DG™ Baby Gripe Water could cause difficulty swallowing and even pose a choking hazard for infants.

    The recall is for ALL LOTS, so check your cupboards!

    Read more from the FDA's website below:

    Kingston Pharma, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of “DG™ Baby Gripe Water herbal supplement with organic ginger and fennel extracts” to the consumer level due to the presence of an undissolved ingredient, citrus flavonoid.

    Use of the product should not be considered hazardous but could result in difficulty when swallowing the product for sensitive individuals. To date, Kingston Pharma LLC has received one report of a one-week old infant having difficulty when swallowing the product and three complaints attributed to the undissolved citrus flavonoid.

    The product is administered orally to infants and adults. The recall is for all lots. The product is packaged in 4-ounce amber bottles, white plastic caps with safety seals and provided with an oral syringe, with UPC Code 8 5495400246 3. The product was distributed throughout the United States by Dollar General Corporation.

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