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Dollar General natural baby cough syrup recalled due to vomiting, diarrhea risk

The cough syrup can cause vomiting, diarrhea
Posted: 5:45 AM, Mar 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-21 10:45:08Z
Dollar General natural baby cough syrup recalled due to vomiting, diarrhea risk

A pharmaceutical company announced Wednesday that it's recalling bottles of cough syrup sold nationwide at Dollar General that could make babies sick.

Kingston Pharma, LLC of Massena, NY is recalling the 2-fluid ounce bottles of DG™/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus because it could possibly be contaminated with Bacillus cereus/ Bacillus circulans, which can cause vomiting or diarrhea when present in food products.

The 59 mL bottles of the natural cough syrup are marked with Lot KL180157, with an expiration date of 11/20 on the bottom of the carton and the back of the bottle label. The UPC code of the affected bottles reads 8 54954 00250 0.

Production of the product has been suspended while FDA and the company continue their investigation as to the source of the problem, according to the FDA.

Kingston Pharma reports that no children have been sickened yet in connection with the recall.

Those who have purchased the cough syrup can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Those with questions can reach the company at 1-844-724-7347 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST or e-mail at Christina.Condon@SciRegs.com.