Fungus Found in Infant Powder Supplement

Fungus Found in Infant Powder Supplement
Fungus Found in Infant Powder Supplement

Solgar announced a voluntary recall of ABC Dophilus Powder due to the discovery of Rhizopus oryzae, which may cause Mucormycosis. ABC Dophilus Powder is marketed as a dairy-, lactose-, and milk-free dietary supplement for infants and children.

Mucormycosis is a fungal infection that may impact premature infants, infants, children, and those with weakened immune systems. Mucormycosis may occur in rare instances in consumers who are otherwise healthy.

The affected products have Lot #074024-01R1, 074024-01, and 074024-02, with an expiration date of 7/31/15. were distributed to the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, CO, FL, IA, IL, IN, MI, ME, MO, MA, NC, NE, NY, NJ, NV, OH, OK, PA, PR, UT, TN, TX, VT, KY, WI, and WA.

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ABC Dophilus Powder is sold through pharmacy, retail stores, wholesale, and the internet in 1.75oz (50g) containers. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is continuing to investigate the source of the problem.

For more information call (888) 534-6370 or visit Solgar.com.

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