Gripe water sold at Dollar General stores recalled for choking hazard

Posted at 6:43 AM, Feb 18, 2019

Herbal water for infants that was sold at Dollar General stores across the country has been recalled because of a possible choking hazard.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says Kingston Pharma LLC issued the voluntary recall for DG Baby Gripe Water "due to the presence of an undissolved ingredient."

The herbal supplement with organic ginger and fennel extracts also contains a citrus flavonoid which may be undissolved and could cause difficulty in swallowing for some children.

The product is packaged in a 4-ounce amber bottle with a white plastic cap and a safety seal.

The recall affects all DG Baby Gripe Water products shipped and sold within the United States.

The product has UPC Code 8 5495400346 3.

The company says any consumer that has purchased the product should stop use immediately and discard of it.

Consumers can report adverse reactions or quality problems from using the product to Christina Condon or C. Jeanne Tarborsky by phone at 844-72407347 or by email at Christina.Condon@SciRegs.com. If your child experiences any issues that could be related to taking the product, contact your health care professional immediately.

Adverse reactions or quality problems associated with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either by phone, online, by regular mail or by fax.