Salud Natural Nopalina Flax Recall [US]


Salud Natural Nopalina Flax Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Sliver Spring: Salud Natural Entrepreneur, Inc., a Waukegan, Illinois establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber Powder and Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber Capsule products from the American marketplace due to suspected risk of Salmonella contamination and consequential risk of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/VfQQ30qf2jC

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/salud-natural-entrepreneur-inc-recalls-nopalina-flax-seed-fiber-powder-and-nopalina-flax-seed-fiber-0

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Flax Seed products are subject to this recall:

The following lot numbers are affected by this recall (the lot numbers can be found on the bottom back of the product label):

  • Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber, sold in powder form in one (1) pound bags and a UPC of 890523000720:
    • Batch/lot designation: 62.19 / 1 # 52.1 with a best-if-used-by date of 10/7/21
    • Batch/lot designation: 62.19 / 2 # 52.1 with a best-if-used-by date of 10/7/21
  • Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber, sold in powder form in one (1) pound bags and a UPC of 890523000720
    • Batch/lot designation: 64.19 / 2 # 52.1 with a best-if-used-by date of 10/21/21
    • Batch/lot designation: 64.19 / 3 # 52.1 with a best-if-used-by date of 10/21/21
  • Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber, sold in powder form in one (1) pound bags and a UPC of 890523000720
    • Batch/lot designation: 65.19 / 1 # 52.1 with a best-if-used-by date of 10/24/21
    • Batch/lot designation: 65.19 / 2 # 52.1 with a best-if-used-by date of 10/24/21
  • Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber, sold in powder form in two (2) pound bags and a UPC of 890523000843
    • Batch/lot designation: 64.19 / 2 * 2Lb # 52.1 with a best-if-used-by date of 10/21/21
  • Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber, sold in capsule form of 120 capsules per package with a UPC of 890523000867
    • Batch/lot designation: 23.19.1C120 # 02 with a best-if-used-by date of 10/7/21
    • Batch/lot designation: 23.19.2C120 # 02 with a best-if-used-by date of 10/7/21
    • Batch/lot designation: 23.19.3C120 # 02 with a best-if-used-by date of 10/7/21

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Nopalina Flax products can be found on the Web site above.

Please note: an earlier notification recalled similar products with different batch/lots and/or best-if-used dates. To see this recall, please search for “Nopalina Flax”

According to the FDA, the recall is the result of an FDA sampling of Senna leaves powder, an ingredient used to manufacture the Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber (powder) and Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber (capsules), that tested positive for three types of Salmonella including Salmonella Gaminara, Salmonella Kentucky, and Salmonella Oranienburg. The company has ceased the use of the suspect ingredient. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Nopalina Flax products identified above.

==> For information about Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Nopalina Flax Seed products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Nopalina Flax to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat bacterial poisonings such as Salmonelois.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Salud Natural Entrepreneur, Inc. at 1-877-296-6845 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday or on the Web at https://www.nopalinaonline.com/certificate/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Nopalina Flax Seed, please search for “flax” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Salmonella contamination, please search for “Salmonella” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Salud Natural Entrepreneur, please search for “Salud Natural” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Nopalina brand name, please search for “Nopalina” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 12617-2020
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