Sedona Labs is voluntarily recalling certain lots of iFlora Kids Multi-Probiotic and iFlora 4-Kids Powder due to a possible Salmonella contamination with the ingredient Galactooligosaccharide (GOS). The affected bottles were distributed between 3/16/2011 and 5/3/2012 and contain lot numbers #1074711, 1479611, 1640811, and 1734411.
Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Adverse reactions such as fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain may occur. In rare cases, infection with Salmonella can result in arterial infections (eg, infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis.
Consumers possessing these products should immediately discontinue their use.
For more information call (888) 816-8804 or visit http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm311077.htm.