Tuesday, April 3, 2018

FDA orders mandatory recall for kratom products due to risk of salmonella

Triangle Pharmanaturals refused to cooperate with FDA despite repeated attempts to encourage voluntary recall

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it has issued a mandatory recall order for all food products containing powdered kratom manufactured, processed, packed, or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC, after several were found to contain salmonella. The agency took this action after the company failed to cooperate with the FDA’s request to conduct a voluntary recall. This is the first time the agency has issued a mandatory recall order to protect Americans from contaminated food products. Continue reading

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