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Goldenseal Root Powder Lawsuit

Goldenseal Root Powder Lawsuit

Goldenseal Root Powder from Amazon.com was recalled after a baby died of an infection when the bacteria-contaminated powder was put on the baby’s umbilical cord.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Goldenseal Root Powder induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with an infection or other severe side effect of Goldenseal Root Powder, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Dietary Supplement Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

Goldenseal Root Powder Recalled After Baby Dies of Infection

In August 2020, Maison Terre recalled all lots of Organic Goldenseal Root Powder due to a risk of infection, surgery, and death. A baby died of an infection after the recalled Goldenseal Root Powder was used on the baby’s umbilical cord stump. The powder was supplied by Starwest Botanicals and sold on Amazon.com since January 2015.

What is the Risk?

Using this product “can result in infections necessitating antimicrobial and potentially surgical treatment. In individuals with weak immune systems and infants, the use of the product can result in death.”

FDA Finds Bacteria in Goldenseal Root Powder

FDA tests found the Goldenseal Root Powder to be contaminated with bacteria including: Enterobacter cloacae, Cronobacter sakazakii, Cronobacter dublinensis, among others.

Product Came from Starwest Botanicals in California

Maison Terre said it bought the Goldenseal Root Powder from Starwest Botanicals, a bulk herb supplier in Sacramento, California.

Sold on Amazon from January 2015 to August 2020

The recalled Goldenseal Root Powder was sold nationwide in the U.S. on Amazon.com between January 25, 2015 and August 4, 2020. The product is a yellow powder that comes in a clear plastic bag, net weight of 1 oz.

Side Effects of Goldenseal Root Powder

  • Infection
  • Hospitalization
  • Need for antibiotics
  • Antimicrobial treatments
  • Surgery
  • Surgical treatments for infection
  • Death

Do I have a Goldenseal Root Powder Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Goldenseal Root Powder induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with an infection or other severe side effect of Goldenseal Root Powder, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Dietary Supplement Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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