Salud Natural has recalled 11 lots of Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber capsules and powder after it was found to contain salmonella in an ingredient, according to FDA reporting.
Senna leaves powder in the supplement tested positive for a number of salmonellas. According to the company’s recall notice posted to the FDA website, Salud Natural has stopped using that particular senna leaves powder.
The flax seed products are sold in retail stores nationwide including Walmart who issued a notice of the FDA’s public health alert regarding Nopalina Flax Seed products before Salud Natural posted the recall.
Walmart sells the flax seed in the following 23 states: Florida, California, Texas, Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Washington.
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