Baby cough syrup recalled due to possible bacteria contamination

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March 21, 2019 01:03 PM

(NBC News)  — A brand of baby's cough syrup sold nationwide at Dollar General stores is being recalled.

Kingston Pharma is recalling one lot of its 2-fluid ounce size bottles of DG health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus because it could possibly be contaminated with Bacillus cereus and/or Bacillus circulans.

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According to the FDA, Bacillus cereus in food products has the potential to cause vomiting and diarrhea. 

Most often, illnesses associated with the bacteria are mild and self-limiting, although more serious and even lethal cases could occur.

The recalled bottles of cough syrup are marked Lot KL180157, with an expiration date of 11/20 on the bottom of the carton and back of the bottle label. The UPC code of the affected bottles is 8 54954 00250 0.

So far, no illnesses have been reported in connection to with recalled product.

Consumers can return the bottles to the place of purchase for a full refund. Anyone with questions can contact the company at 1-844-724-7347 from 8:30 a.m. ET to 6 p.m. ET.


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