United Kingdom: ABC Dophilus Recalled Due To Fungus Rhizopus Oryzae
Solgar UK has recalled batches of ABC Dophilus food supplement that have been found to contain the fungus Rhizophus oryzae, which may cause a rare infection known as mucormycosis. This infection may cause health problems to consumers, particularly vulnerable groups. Vulnerable groups include premature infants, infants, children and anyone with a weakened immune system.
The product is marketed as a food supplement suitable for infants and children.
The FSA has issued a Product Recall Information Notice.
Product: ABC Dophilus
Pack size: 49.6g (1.75oz)
‘Best before’ end: July 2015
Batch numbers: 07402-01, 07402-02, 07402-01R1
Solgar UK has recalled the product from consumers. Consumers who have bought the product should not consume it. The company has been asked to display a point-of-sale notice at retail level, explaining to customers the why the product is being recalled..
No other batches of this product are known to be affected.
If you have bought this product, do not consume it. Instead, return it to where you have bought it for a full refund.