Buzzagogo has voluntarily recalled 1 lot of Allergy Bee Gone for Kids Nasal Swab Remedy due to microbial contamination identified by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as Bacillus cereus, a gram-positive bacterium, in addition to elevated levels of yeast and mold.
Allergy Bee Gone for Kids Nasal Swab Remedy is a homeopathic medicine used to reduce seasonal allergy symptoms. The recalled lot of Allergy Bee Gone for Kids Nasal Swab Remedy; UPC code 860002022116; Lot #2006491; Expiration Date 8/2024, was distributed nationwide to wholesale distributors, retail stores, and online. The lot number and expiration date can be identified on the bottom of the product carton.
While the risk of infectious complications is expected to be less severe in healthy individuals, use of the recalled product by immunocompromised patients could potentially result in severe or life-threatening adverse events including bacteremia/sepsis, pneumonia, invasive fungal rhinosinusitis, or disseminated fungal infection. To date, the Company has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.
Adverse events or quality issues should be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program.
Buzzagogo, Inc. issues voluntary nationwide recall of Allergy Bee Gone for Kids Nasal Swab Remedy due to potential microbial contamination. News release. Buzzagogo Inc. June 7, 2022. Accessed June 15, 2022. https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/buzzagogo-inc-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-allergy-bee-gone-kids-nasal-swab-remedy-due
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