1. September 2018 20:25
Consumers are advised not to use certain veterinary or homeopathic products due to possible contamination.
Health Canada has issued a recommendation on products manufactured by King Bio Inc. and sold under the brand name Dr. Ing. King's, Dr. King's Natural Pet or Natural Pet are being distributed. These products may be harmful to people with weakened immune systems or pets due to possible microbial contamination. Children and pregnant women may also be at risk from using these products.
The products are manufactured by the Canadian distributor Ecotrend Ecologics Ltd. and includes products for children, adults and pets. They are promoted for various purposes including flu relief, artificial respiration, arthritis and joint pain and stress control. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indicates that the company's North Carolina manufacturing facility has been found to be severely microbial contaminated.
For the full list of products covered by this recommendation, and who to contact If you have any of the side effects of these products, they will be displayed on the official Health Canada website.
If you use any of these products, do not use them. If you've used them and are worried, Health Canada says you should contact your doctor or veterinarian.