Mountain Rose Herbs Recall on “Organic Kudzu Root Herbal Supplement” Due to Salmonella
Mountain Rose Herbs, located in Eugene, Oregon, is issuing a recall on all sizes of the companies “Organic Kudzu Root Herbal Supplement” due to the presence of Salmonella which was found through routine quality testing procedures. The recalled Organic Kudzu Root Herbal Supplement, which is used in traditional Chinese medicine because of its antioxidant properties, is packed in clear plastic or poly-woven bags, weighing in ranges of 4 ounces to 50 pounds. The two lots of Organic Kudzu Root Herbal Supplements that are affected in the recall are Lot #24247-X and Lot #24247.
To check and see if the product purchased in a part of the recall for Salmonella contamination, the lot number is located on the bottom corner of the label.
Mountain Rose Herbs, distributed the tainted Organic Kudzu Root Herbal Supplement through an online website, as well as their retail storefront in Eugene, Oregon, during the months of June 2019 through the end of February 2020. There are no known reports of illness from consumption of a potential batch of contaminated supplement. The remaining product in question of contamination has been removed from production. The company asks customers to throw out the recalled Kudzu or return the package for a full refund.
Salmonella bacteria often causes illness with symptomatic indicators such as diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramping these symptoms usually present themselves 8 to 72 hours after consumption of the affected product lasting between 4 and 7 days.