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FDA commissioner says kratom not worth the Salmonella risk

Editor’s note: Blissful Remedies is the latest brand of kratom products recalled. Users of kratom supplements are putting themselves at risk for Salmonella infections from a product that has no nutritional or medical benefits. After a months-long investigation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has reached that conclusion, which FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced Monday…. Continue Reading

Dragon brand kratom recalled; Salmonella illness reported

A company in South Salt Lake City is recalling Dragon brand kratom in bottles and sealed packages of encapsulated and raw powder because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. At least one illness has been reported in connection with this brand of kratom, according to the company. “Consumers who may be in… Continue Reading

Badger Botanicals recalls kratom; another sick from Salmonella

Badger Botanicals LLC of Springville, UT, is recalling four of its kratom products because tests by the Food and Drug Administration returned positive results for Salmonella contamination in the product. “One potential illnesses has been reported to date in connection with this problem,” according to the recall notice. The kratom products sold by Badger Botanicals are reported in… Continue Reading