Safety

Announcement

Gaia Ethnobotanical, LLC., is voluntarily recalling all kratom (mitragyna speciosa) powder products, with Lot No.: 0102031800 it manufactured, processed, packed, and/or held, between March 18, 2018 to March 30, 2018 to the consumer level. The products have been found by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) via sample testing and finding to have salmonella contamination. In lieu of such FDA findings the company has implemented standard operating procedures and sterilization processes in accordance to FDA guidelines.

These products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The affected products (listed below) can be identified by Lot No.: 0102031800 and Batch No.: 031800. Specifically, the products were distributed to AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, SC, SD, TX, VA, WA, WY via the internet.

LabelSizePackaging
Gaia Ethnobotanical Bali Gold1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Elephant1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Ganesh MD1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Green Dragon1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Green Horn1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Green Kapuas Hulu1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Green Malay1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Green MD1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Green Thai1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Plantation Green MD1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Plantation Red MD1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Plantation White MD1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Purple 8-11oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Red Bali1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Red Borneo1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Red Dragon1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Red Horn1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Red Kapuas Hulu1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Red MD1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Red Thai1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Super Green Malay1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical White Borneo1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical White Horn1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical White MD1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical White Thai1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Yellow Thai1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag
Gaia Ethnobotanical Yellow Vietnam1oz, 250g, 1kgPlastic Bag

Gaia is notifying its customers by e-mail and/or telephone and are urged to return the recalled products to us or immediately discard them.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact the company at fdarecall@gaiaethnobotanical.com or call 24/7 at 702-996-8523.

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