Baby Gripe Water herbal supplement distributed by Dollar General is choking hazard

Gripe Water’ recalled over choking hazard

Gripe Water’ recalled over choking hazard

DG Baby Gripe Water, sold in 4-ounce bottles, contains organic ginger and fennel extracts, as well as a citrus flavonoid, a compound usually soluble in water.

Officials say the product is not considered hazardous but could result in difficulty when swallowing the product for sensitive individuals.

A herbal water for infants that is sold exclusively at Dollar General stores across the country has been recalled due to possible choking hazard fears.

The product was distributed throughout the United States by Dollar General Corporation.

Kingston Pharmaceuticals says the undissolved ingredient, citrus flavonoid, could be hard for "sensitive individuals" to swallow, but the product shouldn't be considered hazardous.

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The product is administered orally to infants and adults.

The recall is for all lots of the product. Kingston Pharma has advised users to discard the water.

To report adverse reactions or to ask questions regarding this recall, people can call Christina Condon or C. Jeanne Taborsky at 844-724-7347.

Consumers that have the "DG™ Baby Gripe Water product should stop using it and throw it away". More information is available on the Food and Drug Administration's website. If your child experiences any issues that could be related to taking the product, contact your health care professional immediately.

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