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FDA Orders An Unprecedented Recall After Kratom Company Ignored Its Requests

Citing salmonella concerns, the Food and Drug Administration has issued a mandatory recall for kratom products made by a Las Vegas company — and the federal agency says it's the first time it has ever taken such an action after a company ignored a federal request for a voluntary recall.

An herbal supplement that is sometimes — but the FDA says this week's recall is meant only to protect U.S. consumers from a pathogen.

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