Mandatory recall ordered for all food products containing powdered kratom manufactured, processed, packed, or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC, due to several containing salmonella.
In a first-time issuance under the Food Safety Modernization Act, the FDA has announced a mandatory recall order for all food products containing powdered kratom that were manufactured, processed, packed, or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC, due to several containing salmonella.
This is not the first time kratom has been linked to the bacteria. Last month, the FDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) investigated a multistate outbreak linked to the plant product.
Triangle has reportedly failed to cooperate with the administration’s request for a voluntary recall. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that the action taken today is solely based on the risks of contamination being posed by the products.
The FDA is working with the CDC to investigate the salmonella outbreak. It has advised that customers who have obtained the following products to discard them immediately: