Medication Monitor

Generic Name (Trade Name—Company)
July 9, 2018

Kratom products

(Blissful Remedies—World Organix LLC)
Recalled kratom products are contaminated with high counts of bacteria

FDA is advising consumers not to use kratom products sold by World Organix LLC, Las Vegas, NV. FDA laboratory analysis found that the products are contaminated with high counts of various bacteria that can cause infections, including salmonella, Clostridium difficile, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

The products were recalled on June 30, 2018; however, FDA is concerned this recall does not include all lot numbers of the affected products.

FDA has received reports of adverse events associated with kratom products. The agency strongly discourages the public from consuming kratom, as there are no proven medical uses for kratom, an inherently addictive product that can cause harm.