The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating illnesses linked to Diamond Shruumz-brand Chocolate Bars, Cones, and Gummies. Consumers are urged to avoid eating, selling, or serving any flavors of these products due to reports of severe adverse reactions.

As of June 10, 2024, a total of 12 illnesses have been reported across eight states: Alabama (1), Arizona (4), Indiana (2), Kentucky (1), Missouri (1), Nevada (1), Pennsylvania (1), and South Carolina (1). All affected individuals sought medical care, with 10 requiring hospitalization. As of the posting of this warning, no deaths have been reported. The onset of the most recent illness was June 9, 2024.

Consumers should not eat any flavor of Diamond Shruumz-brand Chocolate Bars, Cones, or Gummies.
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Individuals who consumed Diamond Shruumz-brand products reported a range of severe symptoms, including seizures, central nervous system depression (e.g., loss of consciousness, confusion, sleepiness), agitation, abnormal heart rates, hypertension or hypotension, and nausea and vomiting.

Product details and distribution

Diamond Shruumz-brand products, known for their microdosing chocolate bars, infused cones, and gummies, have been distributed nationwide. They are sold both online and in various retail locations, including smoke and vape shops, as well as stores specializing in hemp-derived products like cannabidiol (CBD) and delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-8 THC). The complete list of retailers remains unidentified, prompting the FDA to advise against the purchase or consumption of these products from any outlet until further notice.

FDA Recommendations

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The FDA has issued specific recommendations for consumers, retailers, and healthcare providers to mitigate further risks:

Consumers should not eat any flavor of Diamond Shruumz-brand Chocolate Bars, Cones, or Gummies. Products found at home should be discarded. 

Patients who have become ill after consuming these products should seek immediate medical attention and inform their healthcare provider about their recent consumption of Diamond Shruumz-brand products. 

Retailers should cease selling or distributing any flavor of Diamond Shruumz-brand products.

These products should be secured until further instructions are provided on their return or disposal.

Healthcare Providers have been asked to report any illnesses related to these products to local health departments or the Poison Help Line (1-800-222-1222). 

The FDA’s investigation is ongoing, and they are considering appropriate next steps to address the situation. Consumers are urged to stay informed through official updates and adhere strictly to the recommendations to prevent further illnesses.

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