Mary Ruth Organics, of Los Angeles, CA, is recalling certain MaryRuth’s “Organic Infants Liquid Probiotics, Dietary Supplement” because internal testing found the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the product.

The recalled products were distributed nationwide.

According to the CDC, Pseudomonas is a type of bacteria that is found commonly in the environment, like in soil and in water. Of the many different types of Pseudomonas, the one that most often causes infections in humans is called Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which can cause infections in the blood, lungs, or other parts of the body.

Recalled product:

# Product Description Recall Number Classification Code Information Product Quantity Reason for Recall

MaryRuth’s Organic Infants Liquid Probiotic; Unflavored, a Dietary Supplement. 1 fl. oz. (30 mL) UPC: 8 56645 00858 7 Serving size (five drops – start with one and work up to 5) Organic Proprietary Probiotic Blend 250 mg. Bifidobacterium lactis Bifidobacterium infantis Bifidobacterium bifidum Lactobacillus reuteri Other ingredients: A blend of probiotics in an enzyme enriched substrate, extracted with water from a proprietary blend of three organic grasses. less…


Class I

lots: 100420218, expiry 4/2023 and 100520218, expiry 5/2023

Lot# 100420218 = 23,223 Lot# 100520218 = 2,450

Internal testing found the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the product.

(To sign up for a free subscription to Food Safety News, click here.)