Baby Cough Syrup Recalled Due to Bacteria Risk

courtesy FDA

Possible bacteria contamination has led to the recall of baby cough syrup sold at Dollar General.

The FDA is recalling 2-fluid ounce bottles of DG™/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus” due to Bacillus cereus, which can produced gastrointestinal illness with symptoms including vomiting and diarrhea. Young children and infants are more at risk for severe illness, but none have yet been reported in connection to the cough syrup.

Affected bottles have an expiration date of 11/20 with UPC Code 8 54954 00250 0. Products can be returned for a full refund.

An audit testing found Bacillus cereus /Bacillus circulans in some bottles in a particular lot of the product.