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Children’s Supplement Recalled

 

Super Kids Colostrum supplements from Rico Perez Products, Inc. have been recalled immediately due to the undeclared presence of milk, a common allergen. Children who are receiving the supplement, but have an allergy to milk are in danger of experiencing a serious or even life-threatening reaction. At the time of the writing of this notice, no reactions or deaths have been reported.

SUMMARY

Date of Recall:

Announced: April 13, 2023

Public Notification: April 13, 2023

Name(s) of Recalled Drug:

Super Kids Colostrum, Dietary Supplement

Company Name:

Rico Perez Products, Inc.

Recalled Drug Indication:

Children’s nutritional supplement

Recalled Product Description

The supplements were packaged in white, plastic bottles with a cow-patterned label affixed. Each label indicates, “Dr. Rico Perez Super Kids Colostrum” and contains 60 chewable tablets.

Reason for Recall

The supplements were labeled without indication that they contain the allergen, milk.

Impacts 

Children with a milk allergy who continue to receive the supplements could experience an allergic reaction. Symptoms are not limited to but can include:

  • Rash
  • Swelling of Face and Lips
  • Stomach Pain
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Runny Nose
  • Wheezing
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Anaphylaxis and Death

IF YOUR CHILD EXPERIENCES A REACTION THAT CAUSES THEM TO HAVE SHORTNESS OF BREATH, NOISY BREATHING, LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS, SEIZURES OR ANY OTHER LIFE-THREATENING SYMPTOMS, CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY.

Recalled Lot information

Consumers should locate their bottle of Super Kids Colostrum supplements and locate the UPC code, lot number and expiration date, which are likely located on the bottom of the bottle. Compare with the chart below to identify if your supplements is part of the recall.

Recalled Product Description
UPC
Lot Number
Expiration Date
Dr. Rico Perez, Super Kids Colostrum, 60 Tablets
8 79840 00044 6
1117002
04/30/2023
Dr. Rico Perez, Super Kids Colostrum, 60 Tablets
8 79840 00044 6
0122003
07/31/2024
Dr. Rico Perez, Super Kids Colostrum, 60 Tablets
8 79840 00044 6
0223539
11/30/2025

FDA.gov

Has your children’s supplement been recalled? Here’s what you should do:

Consumers

If you find that your supplement is part of this recall, do the following:

  1. Discontinue use of the supplement immediately.
  2. Continue to monitor your child’s health for any adverse symptoms over the next week and notify your physician if any concerns are noted.
  3. Return the product to the place of purchase for a refund.
  4. Consumers may contact Rico Perez Products at 305-856-5304. They are available Mon-Fri from 10:00am to 6:00pm (EST). You can also contact them via email at info@ricoperez.com.
  5. If your child is currently experiencing or has experienced an adverse reaction to this medication (listed above), notify your pediatrician immediately and notify the FDA by calling 1-800-332-1088 or completing an online reporting form.
  6. Contact MedWaste Management for information and/or assistance with disposing of the recalled supplement.

Retailer

  1. Examine all inventory and remove stock that is affected by the recall immediately.
  2. Contact Rico Perez Products, Inc. at 305-856-5304 or you can utilize info@ricoperez.com to contact them via email. Notify them of any recalled batches that have already been sold to consumers.
  3. Notify affected consumers of recalled batches that they have already or will receive.
  4. Contact MedWaste Management for information and/or assistance with disposing of the recalled medication.

Wholesaler

  1. Examine all inventory and remove stock that is affected by the recall immediately.
  2. Contact Rico Perez Products, Inc. at 305-856-5304 or use info@ricoperez.com to contact them via email. Notify them of any recalled batches that have already been shipped to retailers.
  3. Notify affected retailers of recalled batches that they have already or will receive.
  4. Contact MedWaste Management for information and/or assistance with disposing of the recalled medication.

 

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