July 11, 2012

Updated -- Sedona Labs Issues a Voluntary Recall for iFlora® Kids Multi-Probiotic® Dietary Supplement Due to Possible Health Risk

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received the following news release regarding iFlora® Kids Multi-Probiotic® and iFlora™ 4-Kids Powder.

Sedona Labs announced that its Galactooligosaccharide supplier has recalled that ingredient due to possible Salmonella contamination. The voluntary recall affects certain lots of iFlora® Kids Multi-Probiotic® distributed between 3/16/2011 and 5/3/2012. The following lots with their corresponding UPC codes are included in the recall:

Lot Number

UPC Code


6 48575 01013 2


6 48575 01013 2


6 48575 01013 2


6 48575 01013 2

1595811 and 2089411

6 48575 01014 9

Salmonella is 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, Salmonella can cause more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Customers possessing the products mentioned above should stop using them immediately. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with the iFlora® Kids Multi-Probiotic®. No other Sedona Labs products are involved or impacted. iFlora® Kids Multi-Probiotic® has been sold throughout the United States to health food stores and Internet retailers and through health care professionals. Consumers who wish to return iFlora® Kids Multi-Probiotic® may return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Questions may be directed to the company at 1-888-816-8804, Monday-Friday, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. PST.

The full recall can be found at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm311050.htm.