FDA alerts consumers, pet owners not to use products manufactured by King Bio.

FDA alerts consumers, pet owners not to use products manufactured by King Bio.

Firm recalls hundreds of water-based products for humans and pets due to microbial contamination

Posted by: DO/Wednesday, August 29, 2018/Categories: In The News

"We take product quality issues seriously, and when we see substandard conditions during the course of our inspections – in this case conditions that are leading to high levels of microbial contamination with the potential to harm the public -- we act swiftly to try to ensure the products are removed from circulation," said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. "In recent years, we've seen a large uptick in products labeled as homeopathic that are being marketed for a wide array of diseases and conditions, from the common cold to cancer. In addition to our concerns with contamination, some homeopathic products may not deliver any benefit and have the potential to cause harm. That's why we've taken steps in the last year to advance a new regulatory approach to prioritize additional enforcement and regulatory actions against certain homeopathic products. We're focused on products that have the greatest potential to cause risk to patients, including products for vulnerable populations like children. In the past year, we've also taken actions against homeopathic products that were making unproven drug claims."

King Bio manufactures a range of products including those for children, adults and pets. Products that are part of the recall include 

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