Liquid probiotics recalled over infection-causing bacteria

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On Monday, Livia Global, Inc., a health and wellness company that sells LiviaOne Liquid Probiotics and BioLifePet Liquid Probiotics, announced that it is voluntarily recalling two lots of liquid probiotics due to the possibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination, the FDA reported.

These products are distributed nationwide through Amazon, wholesale and through the company’s website.

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Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an environmental microorganism that, if ingested, can cause life-threatening infection in immunocompromised people. In most cases, P. aeruginosa infections occur only in hospitals.

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“We apologize for any concern or inconvenience this situation causes our customers and are here to support them,” Deborah Moreno, Chief Operations Officer, said in a company announcement.

The recall “only affects the following products with the Lot# 001005-1 Best by: 04/2023 & LiviaOne Nasal Probiotics with Lot# 010620-1 Best by 08/2023″ and have the following ship dates:

LiviaOne Daily Probiotics 2oz – UPC 030915 107112 Ship dates 04/16/2021 – 08/30/2021 (1067 units)

LiviaOne Daily Probiotics 4oz – UPC 030915 107167 Ship dates 07/09/2021 – 08/30/2021 (384 units)

LiviaOne Topical Spray Probiotics 4oz – UPC 030915 107105 Ship dates 07/08/2021 – 07/30/2021 (571 units)

LiviaOne Nasal Probiotics 1oz – UPC 030915 107198 Ship dates 04/21/2021 – 05/12/2021 (480 units)

LiviaOne Nasal Probiotics 1 oz - UPC 030915 107198 Ship dates 07/14/2021 – 08/24/2021 (600 units)

LiviaOne Nasal Probiotics 1 oz – Lot# 010620-1 UPC 030915 107198 Ship dates 10/27/2021 – 11/25/2021 (50 units)

BioLifePet Probiotics for Cats – UPC 030915 107044 Ship dates 05/05/2021 – 07/26/2021 (128 units)

BioLifePet Probiotics for Dogs – UPC 030915 107037 Ship dates 05/05/2021 – 08/25/2021 (128 units)

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The company is requesting that customers dispose of the products from the above-mentioned lot and ship dates. Customers may contact Livia Global Customer Care to request a full refund. Visit fda.org for more information.

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