Salmonella Detection Prompts Retailer To Recall Powders

Law360 (March 12, 2018, 7:50 PM EDT) -- A natural products retailer said Saturday it is recalling three brands of powder made with kratom, a plant used as an opiod substitute, after it learned that samples tested positive for the salmonella organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections.

Portland, Oregon-based PDX Aromatics said in a notice posted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that the three powder product brands subject to recall — Kraken Kratom, Phytoextractum and Soul Speciosa — were sold to consumers on websites between Jan. 18 and Feb....
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